General Mills Brands Tweet About Death Of Music Legend Prince, Reconsider, Delete

General Mills Brands Tweet About Death Of Music Legend Prince, Reconsider, Delete

When you’re running a corporate social media account, it’s very difficult to balance posts that will get people talking about your brand, and posts that will get people complaining about your brand. Brands found themselves with this dilemma when the unexpected news came that musician Prince died today. Should they acknowledge the news? Ignore it? Make themselves part of the conversation? Two brands that are part of Minneapolis-based General Mills posted tributes, then thought better of it and took them down. [More]

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Taiwan Restaurant Apologizes For Naming A Dish “Long Live The Nazis”

 

While I suppose there could be a worse name for a pasta dish, “Long Live the Nazis” is pretty much as horrifying as it gets. Yet the manager of an Italian restaurant in Taiwan says they had no idea the moniker for menu items featuring a German sausage would be a bad idea. Or just completely offensive. [More]