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Old 05-27-2014, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
I'm pretty sure in Social Media 101, one of the first rules you learn is trying to pimp your multi-billion dollar business on the back of what is supposed to be a day of solemn remembrance for men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country, is a bad idea.
100% correct. As someone who works in social media for a major brand, I can tell you one of our rules of thumb is to not post anything on a day like Memorial Day. Even if a product or service is relevant to the holiday, it's important to let the day stand for it's true meaning, honoring our nation's veterans, rather than using it for promotional reasons.