Back in 2007, Fritos (Pepsi) made a splash with its Super Bowl ads, produced in a user-generated content contest. The contest found a home on Facebook. Here are the five finalists (and the ads that made a national debut this evening). Updated with the two that aired. (My favorite: #5) …continue reading →
A North Carolina dad, Tommy Jordan, reached his wits end on Wednesday after his 15-year daughter posted a rant on her Facebook page, a video "disrespectful" to her parents. He pulled out a pistol and shot her laptop dead. And he videoed it, then shared that video with the world.
That is your laptop. This is my .45.His monologue -- where he reads what he says his daughter wrote on her Facebook page -- includes some profanity and what I think of as a litany of teen-age whininess (based on my listening to adult friends and relatives as well as nieces). Titled Facebook Parenting: For the Troubled Teen, the video has 3.7 million views as of this writing (125,486 likes, 9,392 dislikes): …continue reading →