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.
Isabella Miss Worldwide Boo Boo nosed out Franklin Woofsevelt in the dog division, while Pablo Purrcasso purred past Sir Pounce A Lot in the cat category to earn the distinction of the Wackiest Pet Names of 2018. Each year Nationwide, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, recognizes the most clever, creative and quirky pet names across the nation. After a thorough selection process, the top 10 dog and cat monikers were chosen from Nationwide’s database of more than 700,000 insured pets and put to a public vote.
You’ve been hearing a lot about Facebook lately and how your data is being used. While this information sometimes can be confusing and technical, it’s important to know that you are in control of your Facebook, what you see, what you share, and what people see about you. One step to check the privacy of information on your profile, is to take a privacy checkup that helps you review who you’re posting to, manage or delete apps you’ve connected to your account, and edit the privacy of information on your profile.
United Airlines on May 1 announced it will be working with American Humane, the country’s first national humane animal organization, to improve the well-being of all pets that travel on United. American Humane has been working to improve the safety, welfare and well-being of the world’s animals for more than 140 years.
Condé Nast Traveler on May 1 announced the winners of its 2018 Hot List, recognizing 102 properties around the world as the hottest hotel openings of the last year. For the 22nd edition of the Hot List, the magazine’s editors, reporters, and photographers spent thousands of hours flying tens of thousands of miles to experience and review more than 400 recently opened properties firsthand.
On May 1, global health service company Cigna released results from a national survey exploring the impact of loneliness in the U.S. The survey, conducted in partnership with market research firm Ipsos, revealed that most American adults are considered lonely.
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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.