Internet Outrage™ strikes again.
Apology Index could keep busy 24/7 solely tracking apologies by people who have in some way gotten on the wrong side of the Online Internet Mob™. Sometimes it’s a Twitter Mob™, sometimes a Reddit Mob™, sometimes a Facebook Mob™, sometimes all of the above. (Though rarely is there a LinkedIn Mob™).
In this case, coming late to the party and never having heard of this online outrage until it was all over, AI if this is a case of outrage overreach™ or trademark overreach™ or a little of both. But let’s dive in.
You know those “[Members of X Group] reacts to [Something Members of X Group Would Normally Never Pay Attention To Because It Really Isn’t Targeted To Them Anyway] videos” that friends post in your Facebook feed? Yes, we’ve all seen them. Here’s an example: Elders React to Batman vs Superman Trailer.