Controversies http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/controversies The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Controversies en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:57:00 GMT Facebook Says Cheerleader's Chilling Hunting Photos Violate Its Community Standards Facebook has scrapped graphic images showcasing Kendall Jones' hunting conquests -- but not in response to public outcry, the company claims. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235465 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235465 Geoff Weiss Facebook has scrapped graphic images showcasing Kendall Jones' hunting conquests -- but not in response to public outcry, the company claims. Open Carry Controversy: Businesses' New Rock and a Hard Place Before your company takes a side on a controversial issue, consider these three things. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235402 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235402 Peter Gasca Before your company takes a side on a controversial issue, consider these three things. One Way to Turn Customers Into Raving Fans: Be Controversial It's more powerful to be polarizing than it is to be neutral. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234779 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234779 Jason Fell It's more powerful to be polarizing than it is to be neutral. Oh, Snap -- Evan Spiegel 'Mortified' by Vulgar Frat Emails "If I hear one more freshman tell me how much they love Kappa Sigma," wrote Snapchat's 23-year-old founder (in one of his milder moments), "I'll probably get so excited I'll punch them in the face." Thu, 29 May 2014 16:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234329 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234329 Geoff Weiss "If I hear one more freshman tell me how much they love Kappa Sigma," wrote Snapchat's 23-year-old founder (in one of his milder moments), "I'll probably get so excited I'll punch them in the face." Diet Coke Campaign Fizzles After Consumers Mock 'You're On Coke' Snafu Diet Coke's new ad was looking to target a young, professional demographic, but after bloggers teased the beverage giant about a possible drug reference, the campaign, well, went flat. Wed, 07 May 2014 16:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233698 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233698 Geoff Weiss Diet Coke's new ad was looking to target a young, professional demographic, but after bloggers teased the beverage giant about a possible drug reference, the campaign, well, went flat. 'Fit Mom' on Strategizing After Online Backlash One fitness entrepreneur explains how she’s using controversy – and a calm, steady hand -- to build a fitness movement. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232972 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232972 Tanya Benedicto Klich One fitness entrepreneur explains how she’s using controversy – and a calm, steady hand -- to build a fitness movement. Lululemon Messes Up... Again 'You always hear the phrase that any PR is good PR. What we learned is that's not always the case,' the athletic clothing company's CFO admitted. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231659 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231659 Laura Entis 'You always hear the phrase that any PR is good PR. What we learned is that's not always the case,' the athletic clothing company's CFO admitted. How A&E Ducked the Duck Dynasty Controversy A&E suspended Phil Robertson from its most popular show over comments he made about homosexuality. In doing so, it missed an opportunity to let its customers decide. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230489 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230489 Ray Hennessey A&E suspended Phil Robertson from its most popular show over comments he made about homosexuality. In doing so, it missed an opportunity to let its customers decide. The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture' Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy? Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229401 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229401 Jason Ankeny Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy? Could Rolling Stone's Boston Bomber Cover Be a Smart Marketing Move? For better or worse, controversy can draw attention to your brand. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227480 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227480 Jason Fell For better or worse, controversy can draw attention to your brand. Fracking Boom Divides Small Businesses While some small companies benefit from the growth of fracking, a controversial oil- and gas-extraction process, critics fear it could do more harm than good. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223219 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223219 Suzanne Sataline While some small companies benefit from the growth of fracking, a controversial oil- and gas-extraction process, critics fear it could do more harm than good. Inside the Mind of Go Daddy's Controversial Founder Bob Parsons on his unapologetic approach to business and life. Tue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219426 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219426 Teri Evans Bob Parsons on his unapologetic approach to business and life.