Join The Discussion

 

Ex Rangers manager Washington apologizes for 'breaking wife's trust'

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for 'breaking his wife's trust.'

read more >

Troubled RadioShack files SEC form, talks with 'major vendor'

RadioShack Corp.’s latest filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission describes recent discussions that “could be beneficial to the financial restructuring of the company.”

read more >

Road Show: City leaders prepare campaign to corral votes for $450 million arena

Fort Worth’s biggest backers of a new arena at the Will Rogers Memorial Center are leaving little to the chance of a “no” vote in a citywide election Nov. 4 to decide on new fees that would fund 15 percent of the $450 million project.

read more >

REIT plans demotion of Fort Worth's Westchester Plaza, mixed-use redevelopment

The developer is seeking a $3.8 million reimbursement from the Southside tax increment finance district.

read more >

Texas Health Southwest breaks ground on $40M expansion

A $40 million expansion of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is under way, with groundbreaking ceremonies held this week.

read more >

US Airways says lewd tweet was a mistake

A link to a pornographic image was included in a tweet from the US Airways twitter account Monday, April 14, 2014. 
Credit: @USAirways/From Twitter
Source: From Twitter

Katie Lobosco

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It's not the first corporate Twitter blunder, but it might be one of the most obscene.

A link to a pornographic image was included in a tweet from the US Airways twitter account Monday. The company says it was a mistake.

US Airways was replying to a customer who was complaining about service on Twitter. The company's response said it welcomes feedback and the link should have led to a web page where customers can submit complaints on its website.

The image was initially posted to US Airways' Twitter stream by a user and flagged by the airline as inappropriate, the company said. But the airline then "inadvertently" included a link to the pornographic image in one of its own tweets.

It was deleted as soon as US Airways realized the error.

"We deeply regret the mistake and we are currently reviewing our processes to prevent such errors in the future," said a company spokeswoman in a prepared statement.

US Airways, which is owned by American Airlines Group, is only the latest company to ignite an Internet firestorm over a tweet. AT&T was criticized for a lack of sensitivity when it posted an image of a smartphone taking a picture of the Twin Towers memorial on 9/11 and Chick-fil-A had to apologize after its president sent out an anti-gay tweet.

< back

Email   email
hide
Arena
What do you think of the new plans for a new Will Rogers arena and changes at the Convention Center?