In the brave new world of social media, some pretty big brands — that in the past would have spent months deciding how to present themselves — sometimes make hasty decisions with their identities.
Sometimes their instincts are sound. Sometimes, not so much.
In any case, here’s how some brands positioned themselves upon the news of the passing of the artist formerly, and latterly, known as Prince:
— 3M (@3M) April 21, 2016
Pornhub has changed its logo to honor Prince. Darling Nikki would be touched. Probably by herself. pic.twitter.com/pqyPgR1uHK
— Damian Holbrook (@damianholbrook) April 21, 2016
— andrew stanton (@andrewstanton) April 21, 2016
Cheerios deleted their tweet, but slack never forgets. pic.twitter.com/AhmDmcuVt0
— Arielle Calderon (@Arielle07) April 21, 2016
— Chevrolet (@chevrolet) April 22, 2016
— NASA (@NASA) April 21, 2016
We thank Mashable for calling our attention to these efforts.