With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.
Facebook announced that their crisis response tools, including Safety Check, Community Help, and Fundraisers, will be accessible in a new center on Facebook called Crisis Response. Beginning this week, people will also be able to see more crisis-related content, such as links to articles, photos and videos posted by the Facebook community, from crises around the world where Safety Check has been activated.
Equifax Inc. announced on Sept. 7 a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. The company has found no evidence of unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases.
Gap, the American clothing brand, today reveals the final installment of the ‘Meet Me in the Gap’ fall campaign, which launched in late July, starring the legendary Cher and rap icon Future, celebrating what can be created when distinct people connect and discover they have more in common than what divides them.
HelloFresh has launched 20-Minute Meals geared towards getting delicious meals, with minimal clean-up, on the table faster than ever before. The launch of 20-Minute Meals is part of HelloFresh’s continued commitment to evolving their product offerings based on customer feedback. After finding that many customers were interested in having the option for quicker and simpler recipes, in addition to more complex ones, HelloFresh put a focus on how to cut down prep-time, without sacrificing taste or quality. Now customers can cook from home every night, no matter how busy they might be.
Rihanna, in partnership with Kendo Brands, a LVMH-owned beauty developer, launches her global makeup brand, Fenty Beauty, in an unprecedented 1,600 stores across 17 countries on one day. Beauty industry’s most anticipated launch, Fenty Beauty was created by Rihanna with a vision that’s always ahead of the game – Fenty Beauty redefines the rules with light-as-air formulas that love to be layered, in a global lineup of shades designed for all.
Widely considered one of the greatest and most influential singers of all time Patsy Cline, in her brief but extraordinary career, made a colossal impact on country and pop music. Born Virginia Patterson Hensley in Winchester, Va., Cline was a trailblazer who defined modern country music, and broke down barriers of gender, class and genre. In her music and her life, she set a standard of authenticity towards which artists still strive. After years of hard work to overcome industry biases and her own personal hardships, she achieved enormous success, only to have it punctured by uncanny premonitions and her untimely death at age 30 in 1963. On Sept. 8, on what would have been her 85th birthday, UMe announced that Cline’s remarkable life and enduring legacy will be honored in When Patsy Cline Was… Crazy, a new DVD, available Oct. 6, that collects the acclaimed PBS documentary, Patsy Cline: American Masters, and a wealth of exclusive bonus material comprised of themed additional interview footage and rare vintage performances.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.