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Posts Tagged ‘E! Online’

‘Duh’ Moment of the Day: Marketing Doesn’t Work on Facebook

like_icon_largeThere’s this tool called Mark Zuckerberg … eh, Facebook. Since Zuckerberg began comparing ugly women to pretty chicks with whom he couldn’t score, Facebook has always been an e-Storehouse for the ego. So, suffice to say this report from Facebook (via Ad Age) is not really breaking news.

According to the Big Eff Bomb (see what I did there), “Organic reach doesn’t work on our contraption so please — puh-lease — buy advertising.” Okay, that may be a slight paraphrase, but I know they are feeling it.

The thought is that fan posts are not being seen by fans. And now, people are speaking out about it and causing Eff-acebook to eat a nice, healthy batch of crow.

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Don’t Even Try to Pitch a Story on Friday

The Royal Wedding is upon us and every news outlet ever will be giving its undivided attention to the big event.

Our friends at TVNewser (who will be liveblogging the wedding starting at 4 a.m.) has a breakdown of the broadcast media that will be making their way offering live coverage. Romenesko has the memo with details about the AP’s coverage, which will be massive.

The celebrity news shows are coming out in full force; ET has committed more staffers than ever to the event and E! has a countdown clock ticking down to its coverage.

The Washington Post has the Royal Wedding Watch blog. Reuters has a section dedicated to the wedding. (They also report on a study that says it’s mentioned online every 10 seconds.) SELF is even liveblogging the event.

So if you were even thinking about trying to pitch a story, don’t. Just follow along with the wedding hoopla instead.

‘Glee’ Star Only Acts Like A Diva

Lea michele.jpg According to E! Online, Glee star Lea Michele is working hard to dispel any beliefs we may have that she is an obnoxious diva. Back in May, E! reported that Michele made out with her boyfriend at the Time 100 gala and then snubbed celebrity photog Patrick McMullan (NYMag.com has a snapshot of the make-out session and the horrified onlooker.) She tweeted an apology to McMullan, but the whiff of divaness remains.

E! applauds Michele’s PR team for getting her the cover of Glamour magazine and an interview that shows how nice she really is. If you go to her house, she’ll make you baked ziti! I like her.

[Image via MTV.com]