Earlier this week, Target announced that they’ll be removing unnecessarily gender-specific signs and color-coded decorations from some departments, including the toy aisles and children’s bedding. Seems like a small change that shouldn’t be cause for any outrage, right? Alas, no. Target’s Facebook page is full of angry (and largely ungrammatical) posts from people vowing to never shop there again because they’re bowing to political correctness and ruining America. But is your shopping experience really going to change? Because I know I’ve never needed to look at the signs to figure out which bedding was being marketed toward girls vs. boys, and I doubt that most of the people protesting would have even noticed the changed signs if they hadn’t put out a press release. Read More OK, People, It’s Time to Calm Down About Target
Congrats to our US-based folks! You survived Thanksgiving weekend, rife with awkward family tension, hot-button social issues, and Black Friday madness!
I am a bit of an app addict. I have always been something of an impulse buyer and the Apple app store is a dangerous place for me if I’m not careful. Luckily, there are a ton of free or cheap apps for my iPhone, so the only thing I have to worry about is whether or not I have enough storage space for the “Plants vs. Zombies” game I play compulsively for a week before I abandon it. Read More Cool Apps I Use: Buycott
It’s been two weeks, and there still hasn’t been an apology or an affirmation from Amazon that they will tighten their self-publishing guidelines so that guides on how molest children don’t slip through the cracks.