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Ice Cream Shop Lands In Hot Water Over Facebook Comment

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It’s great when a brand or business on Facebook responds to posts and comments from their fans. However, an errant comment can result in the wrong kind of engagement, as a Montana ice cream shop found out recently. After a Muslim fan of Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream in Livingston, Mont. asked if the ice cream contained pork gelatin, the page manager responded with an inflammatory comment. The backlash has led Wilcoxson’s to shut down its Facebook page.

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Pakistan Restores Facebook Access

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Pakistan FlagAccording to BusinessWeek, Facebook access has been restored in Pakistan following a correspondence from Facebook wich assures that “no blasphemous material will be available to users in Pakistan.” In other words, Facebook will block access to groups, such as the “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” to those users who are based in Pakistan. If true, this means Facebook has caved to pressure from the country after users were denied access for almost two weeks.
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