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Target faces heat on social media for 'OCD' Christmas sweater

Consumers Unhappy With Target Sweater That Makes Light of OCD | Adweek https://t.co/GAgBAfkopF via @retailwire pic.twitter.com/uriJANaJOU

— RetailWire.com (@retailwire) November 10, 2015

“Ugly sweaters” usually offend only fashion sensibilities, but many are taking genuine offense at a Christmas-themed one being sold nationwide by Target.

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So How Does a Blogger Use Social Media? Are We All Liars?

Essena O’Neil, a teenage Instagram star with thousands of followers, declared war on social media last week. I admit, I hadn’t heard of her until the papers exploded with comment on her dramatic vlog and subsequent Instagram implosion. 1,001 more words

Other Healthy Bits And Bobs

Fans Threatening Players

We are all fans of the games we watch. Whether you played before or not, there is a lot of passion that comes with your favorite teams and players. 579 more words


Knowing When to Comment or Just Stay Quiet

People on social media swiftly made their frustrations and disapproval known as nurses posted images of themselves with stethoscopes . This movement went viral very quickly, with the the hashtag #Nursesunited quickly trending. 307 more words

Oh Steam... it's been an odd week for you!

From a moment in time where it was widely hated to now having over 75 million users Steam has become the major platform for getting your favourite PC games from. 1,711 more words

Gaming News

How Eight Gunshots Just United a Nation

I’ll be honest. I will probably never fully understand the social media backlash against Black Girls Rock.  When I watched the program, I saw girls and women who look like me celebrating the kinds of accomplishments I almost never read or hear about in the news. 823 more words

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for calling black actors 'colored'

LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch says he was an “idiot” to refer to non-white actors as “colored.”

The Academy Award-nominated actor used the word on PBS talk show “Tavis Smiley” last week while discussing diversity in the entertainment industry. 129 more words