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SeaWorld’s Twitter Q&A Goes About How You’d Expect

SeaWorld’s Twitter Q&A Goes About How You’d Expect

By Josh Wolford March 27, 2015

SeaWorld is not the most popular company in America. Activists have been raising concerns about SeaWorld’s treatment of its animals, especially its Orca whales, for some time. But a 2013 documentary called Blackfish really started a firestorm of controversy around …

Boston Herald: Obama Cartoon Was Honest Mistake

Twitter has been aflutter over a cartoon that recently appeared in the Boston Herald, and the newspaper, as well as the cartoonist behind the controversial ‘funny’, have made apologies. The cartoon, meant to poke fun at the recent Secret Service …

Etsy Bans ‘Redskins’ Items From Its Marketplace Etsy Bans ‘Redskins’ Items From Its Marketplace

Even if you don’t follow football, it’s unlikely that you’ve not heard about the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins and its name and mascot. It’s been controversial for years, but the argument has picked up major steam in recent months. …

Chelsea Handler Receives Backlash For Hitler Parody

Chelsea Handler is no stranger to controversy. However, it seems like her latest parody on her late night talk show Chelsea Lately, may have crossed the line, and she is now being called “tasteless, offensive and hurtful.” During an episode …

Senator Wants FTC To Look At Facebook Senator Wants FTC To Look At Facebook

Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) has written a letter to the Federal Trade Commission regarding Facebook’s controversial emotion experiment, seeking to have the commission examine the ordeal. “I come from the technology world, and I understand that social media companies are …

Facebook Policy Head Defends Experiment Facebook Policy Head Defends Experiment

Another Facebooker has spoken publicly about the controversial emotion experiment the company conducted without user consent in 2012. The company’s global policy management head, Monkia Bickert, spoke at the Aspen Ideas Festival, and had this to say when asked about …

Regulators Probe Facebook's Emotion Experiment Regulators Probe Facebook's Emotion Experiment

An experiment Facebook conducted with some of its users two years ago has been getting a lot of negative attention in recent days after a paper about it was published. The company basically took about 700,000 users, and tested the …

Facebook Changed Terms After Experiment Facebook Changed Terms After Experiment

The plot thickens. As you may know, it has come to light that Facebook ran an experiment with nearly 700,000 users in 2012, showing how it could manipulate emotions by showing users more positive or negative content in their News …

Did Facebook Cross The Line This Time? Did Facebook Cross The Line This Time?

Facebook went and freaked a bunch of people out again. They were about due, weren’t they? This time, the freak-out comes from an academic study of all things, looking at how Facebook can manipulate users’ emotions based on the posts …

Uber Would Like to Give You an On-Demand Wedding Uber Would Like to Give You an On-Demand Wedding

On-demand car company, ride-sharing purveyors, or disruptors of the taxi game – whatever you want to call them, Uber is known for creative marketing stunts. Last year, the company offered to deliver kittens for people to play with. Then, during …

Google, Once Again, Offends with D-Day Doodle Google, Once Again, Offends with D-Day Doodle

In another one for the Google hates America, freedom, and our veterans files, the search engine is once again on the defensive after pissing off some people on D-Day with a Google Doodle. For a brief period this morning, on …

Bride Drags Baby Down Aisle As Part Of Train

According to tradition, a blushing bride needs “something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.” One bride took “new” to a rather controversial extreme. Shona Carter-Brooks was ecstatic to be marrying the love of her life, Johnathon Brooks. The …

North Korea's State Owned News Makes Racist Remarks

Propaganda is usually more eloquent, combined with images of gallantry and false promises through meaningless slogans; a rhetoric that allows for no free thought or discussion – ‘you’re either with us or against us.’ North Korea spares no elegance when …

Seth Rogen: “Justin Bieber is a piece of sh*t”

Adding one more to the large army of “haters”, Justin Bieber is fitting a narrative that has exponentially lead to a permanent label to his character: douchebag. Yesterday on the Howard Stern Show, Seth Rogen expressed his sentiment of dislike for …

Beyonce Instagram Controversy: Pretty Hurts?

The beauty standards are always shifting to be impossible to meet. Anything to get desperate and insecure women to shell out the cash to fail to meet them. If it isn’t boobs too small or thighs too big, it’s some …

LinkedIn Angers Businesses With Feature Removal LinkedIn Angers Businesses With Feature Removal

As recently reported, LinkedIn is killing the Products & Services tab on Company pages. It turns out that some businesses aren’t a fan of this move. Do you use the Products & Services tab? Do you find it to be …

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Steps Down Amid Controversy Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Steps Down Amid Controversy

Brendan Eich has stepped down as Mozilla’s CEO following controversy about his support of California anti-gay marriage law Proposition 8 in 2008, which recently came to light. Executive Chairwoman Mitchell Baker announced the news on the Mozilla blog after a …