When press releases attack

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In my morning stroll of Google News about teenagers I picked up on this story. On Google News it was just plain text. But when I clicked the link to bookmark it… well, you can imagine my surprise! Clearly, it was a press release sent around in hopes that it’d get published in newspapers or other online sources. Um, I’m thinking they didn’t intend for their keywords to be paired with these ads.

Talk about unintended consequences. Oops.

Here’s a safer link to the same press release.

Published by Adam McLane

Adam McLane is a partner at The Youth Cartel, co-author of A Parent's Guide to Understanding Social Media, blogger of 10+ years, and a fan of all things San Diego State University Aztecs.

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