Nov 5 Posted 3 years ago
One of the most flagrantly insensitive things I saw post-Sandy arrived in my email the very next day. Groupon's daily offering was promoting "Dinner In The Dark" at a midtown restaurant. I kid you not. Half our city was without power -- did anyone give this any consideration before sending it out? I'm certain there were other offers they could have substituted that day. It was like an airline offering discount tickets after a plane crash. Tasteless.
More perplexing, comments on Twitter and Facebook were ignored, except for one tweet informing people of their relief efforts. That's nice, but how about taking some responsibility and addressing the faux pas?
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