For all those old codgers in PR who believe social media have no place in the workplace, may I present this story from CNN presented by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department.
Got your attention, yet, you gomers?
Imagine trolling through Facebook to see what your disgruntled ex is doing on a Saturday, and you come across this alarming information in your timeline:
“Thinking of jumping,” an unnamed 18-year-old posted to his Facebook profile, alongside a photo of the George Washington Bridge spanning the Hudson River.
That disturbing post caused some friend to drop the Cheetos and the remote to call police in Paterson, N.J., who in turn alerted the Port Authority Police Department about 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to the PAPD. What happened next is anything short of a viral miracle…