Comments on: Facebook: Welcome PR “flacks” of the world Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 By: catlipz Sat, 24 Jul 2010 02:48:15 +0000 Everyone knows that flack is a derogatory term not an affectionate one. PR people are an enormous help to reporters despite the impression this writer gives. Without PR people Facebook would die a brief and painful death.