18 Aug '11, 10am

What We Can Learn from American Petroleum Institute's Fake Twitter Campaign? #tarsands #oilSANDS @greenpeace

Social media has become a popular engagement tool for both companies and organizations. So far the examples we had of social media usage were divided between good (Keen is a great example as my colleague, Paul Smith pointed out here two weeks ago ) and the bad (remember the disastrous response of Nestle to Greenpeace campaign on its Facebook page?). Now we also have the ugly. An investigation of the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) concluded that the office of a former Nebraska Senator working for the American Petroleum Institute (API) appears to have set up about 25 fake Twitter accounts to promote the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This attempt might shock you unless you’re familiar with the campaign tactics of API. Apparently this is not the first time they have launched an astroturf campaign. In 2009, a leaked memo from API’s President exposed plans to launch a nationw...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/08/learn-american-petrol...

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