Research says no-one gives a toss where you were on day of global news event

As people across the world put their personal spin on big global news events, shocking new statistics suggest they may be wasting their time.
In 99 per cent of cases, nobody gives a toss what you were doing on September 11th, says the study. More chillingly still, trying to hijack a massive catastrophe to make yourself sound a bit more interesting can actually tarnish your brand – exactly the opposite of the intended effect, says research.
‘Shoehorning yourself into the fabric of a world news event is one of the great unreported growth industries of the modern age,’ said an expert, ‘but it seems there’s only so much naked self promotion people can take – even the twitter generation.’
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Posted: Sep 12th, 2011 by

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