All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Backlash’

Online Publication Learns Lesson About Off-Handed Video Game Comments

The recent Virginia Tech shooting, where a campus police officer was shot and killed after conducting a traffic stop, has once again turned the nation’s attention to Blacksburg, Virginia. The police officer, Deriek Crouse, was murdered by Ross Truett Ashley on Virginia Tech’s campus. Ashley committed suicide shortly after taking Crouse’s life, and while he incident itself is bad enough, …

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The Steve Jobs Backlash Rears Its Head

Not everyone jumped on the “Godspeed, Steve Jobs” bandwagon when his death was announced. While the majority of the responses were of the “thank you” and “we’ll miss you” variety, not everyone broke out with a candlelight vigil to remember the fallen tech maven. In fact, some wondered why Jobs was being, well, deified to begin with. At first, the …

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Netflix Price Increase Infuriates The Interwebs

I’m sure that when the people over at Netflix submitted their blog post about the new prices yesterday, they expected some level of backlash. How could they not? In short, they turned a service that cost $10 into a service that costs $16 without adding anything new. People love to get something for nothing, but when you announce nothing for …

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Wii U Footage Taken From Other Consoles

What do you do if you are big time video game creator and your company is in a rush to debut their upcoming next generation console, only you don’t have the necessary game footage to give it a proper showing off to the public? Well, if you’re Nintendo and this is the E3 expo we’re talking about, apparently, you take …

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Facebook Testing Out New Photo Viewer

You can say this for the Facebook developers, they certainly don’t rest on their laurels. Whatever design Facebook is currently using, rest assured they are working on an upgrade, threatening to remove the comfort the current design provides. And if you don’t think there isn’t any outcry when Facebook introduces changes, you haven’t been paying attention. With that in mind, …

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