I’m not sure who at Samsung thought this would be a good idea, but the company recently got all social and asked Facebook users which electronic gadget they’d want if they were stranded on an island. (Let’s pause here for a second. How long have you been using the Internet? Longer than a week or so? Okay, you already know what’s coming.) The poll did pretty well, pulling in 11,000 responses. But, as you would think corporate social specialists would have learned, the masses tend to go off script, and a whole lot of those responses were from people snorting and saying they’d bring Apple’s iPhone or iPad. Read the full story at All Things D.
Samsung Aims for Social Fun, Shoots Self in Foot
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).