The attending emergency room physician slipped her camera phone out of her pocket, focused on the patient’s leg and snapped a picture. As the patient sat in slightly stunned silence, the doctor posted the picture to her Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter pages with the caption, “Has anyone ever seen a nasty leg rash like this before?”
This family quarrel is taking place in the twitter sphere over whether #UniteBlue is defender and connector of progressive tweeters or a conservative Trojan horse being pushed into the twitter family room.
To make a short story shorter, this non profit was wondering if I would write an article about healthcare reform from the perspective of a health insurance agent who supports it.
Three of the companies were actually responding to twitter requests to boycott the Rush Limbaugh show by Thursday evening: @ProFlowers,@theSleepTrain, @eHarmony
It is one situation to Yelp about poor service or crummy food at a restaurant, but it seems an entirely different scenario to use the threat of social media limited nuclear war for gain or to resolve an issue or dispute.