US Facebook users will now be able to share their location and let friends know when they are in close proximity of one another. The new optional tool, Nearby Friends, will be turned off by default and unavailable to users under the age of 18. Andrea Vaccari, product manager at Facebook says the Nearby Friends tool “makes it easy to join your friends in the real world.”

US Facebook users will now be able to share their location and let friends know when they are in close proximity of one another. The new optional tool, Nearby Friends, will be turned off by default and unavailable to users under the age of 18. Andrea Vaccari, product manager at Facebook says the Nearby Friends tool “makes it easy to join your friends in the real world.”

Parents magazine reveals their 2014 Parents Social Media Awards, honoring the parenting voices that stand out in social media.

Parents magazine reveals their 2014 Parents Social Media Awards, honoring the parenting voices that stand out in social media.

Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker at The Publicity Club of Chicago’s 55th annual Golden Trumpet Awards ceremony at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago, June 4.

An exclusive members-only meet and greet reception will also be offered to attendees that evening with President Carter, Chicago TV journalist Bill Kurtis, and other VIPs.

Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker at The Publicity Club of Chicago’s 55th annual Golden Trumpet Awards ceremony at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago, June 4.

An exclusive members-only meet and greet reception will also be offered to attendees that evening with President Carter, Chicago TV journalist Bill Kurtis, and other VIPs.

"I believe that WPP is uniquely positioned to compete in the broader marketing services arena. It has a commitment to research that allows it to counter tech behemoths Facebook and Google. It has established a horizontal structure that enables a different conversation with procurement as a better value play."

— Excerpt from president and CEO Richard Edelman’s blog on his experience at The Wall Street Journal Viewpoints breakfast on Monday, which Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, also attended.

(Source: edelman.com)

CNBC is celebrating its 25th birthday today!

Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you - there is indeed a 2015 Ford Mustang convertible on the Empire State Building’s observational deck. 

"No portable crane can reach the 86th floor observatory, and the spire towering above the relatively narrow deck makes helicopter delivery impossible," said a company statement. Ford had to cut the car into six elevator-friendly sections, and rebuild the car on the deck.

The company previously pulled off the same stunt with a Mustang in 1965

Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you - there is indeed a 2015 Ford Mustang convertible on the Empire State Building’s observational deck.

"No portable crane can reach the 86th floor observatory, and the spire towering above the relatively narrow deck makes helicopter delivery impossible," said a company statement. Ford had to cut the car into six elevator-friendly sections, and rebuild the car on the deck.

The company previously pulled off the same stunt with a Mustang in 1965

GM of Uber NYC responds directly to a customer complaint via Twitter after being kicked out of a NYC cab for an Uber opportunity. (via ValleyWag)

GM of Uber NYC responds directly to a customer complaint via Twitter after being kicked out of a NYC cab for an Uber opportunity. (via ValleyWag)

Cardstore launched a Mother’s Day video on Monday after conducting a series of video interviews for a director of operations position, which offered no pay, no time to sleep, and other extreme conditions. In the video, which has garnered more than seven million views in three days, the brand suggests, “This Mother’s Day, you might want to make her a card.”

Taco Bell’s newest ad receives criticism from ad agency, Secret Weapon, for its “lack of originality.” The video above was created by the agency for Jack in the Box in 2002 and has a clear aim at McDonald’s, much like the Taco Bell ad that premiered last month for their new breakfast campaign. http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-04-16/taco-bells-new-mcdonalds-attack-ads-recall-jack-in-the-box#r=hp-ls

To celebrate Hunter PR’s 25th anniversary and its second annual Bring Your Parents to Work Day, the agency created a video called “Stuff PR Parents Say.” The video is a sequel to “Stuff PR People Say,” which the firm launched in 2012.