Tag: backlash

‘Brexit marketing for middle-England racists’: UK ad for cruise EXCLUSIVELY FOR BRITS triggers massive Twitter backlash

A UK travel firm that specializes in holidays for over-50s has come under fire on social media and branded “xenophobic,” after customers were sent a brochure promoting a cruise “exclusively for Brits.” Twitter user Anthony Bale took to social media on Thursday to claim his mother had been left “shocked” and “outraged” after being sent…

Jennifer Wells: Hydro One’s takeover of U.S. utility sparks customer backlash: ‘This is an incredibly bad idea’

“Please don’t sell us to Canada.” That refrain, or versions of it, is on full display at the Idaho Public Utilities Commission, which admittedly isn’t everyone’s go-to entertainment site. But it is vitally important for this reason: the first big test of the expansionist dreams of the politically tempest-tossed Hydro One rests with its successful…

Loblaw hit with backlash over response to bread price-fixing scheme

However, some early visitors to the sign-up page have expressed concern that the bare bones site looks like a phishing attempt by savvy scammers. The site, which went live Tuesday, did not initially include text about user privacy and the company’s use of the email addresses it collects. It has since been updated to “to…