an Oh Myyy Property
MoviePass

MoviePass's Latest Email To Its Subscribers Is Beyond Bizarre—And Also Infuriating

In these days of technology and social media, companies need to learn honesty is the best policy. It's time for tricky PR stunts to go away.


We all loved Mad Men, but the days of fooling consumers with slick ad campaigns and cutesy promotional stunts are over. People simply want the truth, but it seems MoviePass didn't get the memo. This week they sent a strange email to subscribers that didn't address any concerns such as being sued for alleged fraud, an investigation New York authorities, and multiple complaints from customers for some sketchy business practices.

Instead they threw it all to the dogs... literally. The company sent out and email that has people scratching their heads, and no, it's not because of fleas.

When subscribers opened the email they were met with this dog. (Yes, she is adorable but that is beside the point.)

And with it this silly little note:

Woof! I'm Chloe, the Director of Barketing at MoviePass. I'd like to explain why from time to time you may have had a "ruff" experience with us but it turns out that I'm a dog and I can't talk. What I do know is that I see these humans working like crazy to make MoviePass better and better for you as fast as possible. They are so grateful for your membership and support while they work it out. We're listening. We're learning. We're changing.

media.giphy.com

Yeah, we're pretty embarrassed too and the people are not amused.



Well, Chloe is pretty cute.



Hey now, don't blame the dog.

It's hard to send an email blast with paws.

media.giphy.com







It might be time for Chloe to retire and let the humans take some responsibility.

H/T: The Verge, Gizmado, Mashable

A child being kidnapped is every parent's worst nightmare, so one can never be too safe when thinking of ways to avoid danger in public areas. For instance, a couple in Arizona taught their child one simple trick that ended up making the difference when a stranger tried to get her into his van.

Keep reading... Show less

Iowa Republican Steve King, who recently won re-election to the House of Representatives despite growing attention for his views that many describe as "white nationalist" or simply "racist," was the subject of a November 6 report by The Weekly Standard, which claimed that King had compared Mexican immigrants to "dirt." King claimed the paper was lying. Fortunately, they had the tapes.

Keep reading... Show less
Twitter Bazaar

Just like a typical school yard bully. You stand up to them and they run away like a coward.

Keep reading... Show less
Facebook Jonathan Teoh

Not since Jerry Seinfield's "The Soup Nazi" have we been so afraid to order food.

Keep reading... Show less
Mallrats

In an interesting way to remember the legacy of comic book legend Stan Lee, fans aren't posting his most memorable comic figures, they are posting his "blink and you might miss him" movie cameos.

Keep reading... Show less
Twitter: @jknit135, @radioryguy

Millennials are pretty sick of being targeted by older generations. It seems like everything is our fault. From the death of the diamond industry, to being "snowflakes" on social media, it's become a sport to make fun of millennials. But millennials fight back, too.

Keep reading... Show less