MIAMI — rbb Communications has merged operations with O’Donnell Agency following its acquisition of the Palm Beach-based firm. The deal strengthens rbb’s presence in the Palm Beach County market, where the agency represents clients in the energy, banking and professional services sectors. With Palm Beach County seeing robust growth, rbb is actively looking to increase its engagement and footing in the area to better serve its existing and prospective clients.

NEW YORK — ImpactWayv has launched a social media platform that connects people, businesses, and philanthropy for social good. Designed to be an alternative to major social networking platforms, ImpactWayv users are able to connect and interact with each other through each of its core components, including public and private personal networks and content feeds; a public exchange of transparent impact profiles of businesses and nonprofits; and an organizing framework for purpose-driven content and information across the platform.

NEW YORK — Qwoted, a PR firm-backed platform that connects journalists and sources, has closed a $3 million Series Seed. Venture Capital firm Third Prime led the most recent round of seed funding that included co-investment from investment firm Gaingels, pre-seed investors Prosek Venture Partners and Vested, and a consortium of communications firms including Integral, Caliber Corporate Advisers, Haymaker PR, FHS Partners and Red Lab. Edelman, Weber Shandwick and BCW are among Qwoted’s users.