Miami-based rapper Pitbull calls himself Mr. Worldwide and mentions exotic locales such as Rio de Janiero, Madrid, and Puerto Rico in his songs. Thanks to some pranksters who flexed their muscles through a Facebook contest, Pitbull will probably struggle to find bottle service at one of his future locations — Kodiak, Alaska. The Walmart Facebook page of that town received the most likes in an Energy Sheets-sponsored contest, earning Kodiak an appearance from the popular musician.
Advocacy experts, technology companies and grassroots organizers are meeting in Miami to share stories about Facebook and social media’s role in changing the way citizens communicate with elected officials.
Trade unions are mobilizing their members more effectively through Facebook.