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Netflix, GoDaddy, Dominos & Other Big-Brand PR Blunders

Ronn Torossian | Posted 03.12.2014 | Media
Ronn Torossian

Some PR goofs come and others go. Here are four mistakes which surely required crisis PR agencies to help manage. By reviewing the past, one can learn...

WATCH: Danica Patrick's Words For Women During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is racing to get the message to women across the country. Patrick and he...

Despite What You Believe, Celebrities + Sex Doesn't Sell

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Ira Kalb

Too many companies use celebrities and sex without really thinking or understanding the effectiveness they will have in selling products.

Smart Discrimination: GoDaddy Super Bowl Commercial's Sloppy Kiss Disses Nerds and Promotes Bigoted, Anti-Intellectual Stereotype

Steven Kurlander | Posted 04.14.2013 | Media
Steven Kurlander

Dissing nerds is as American as apple pie and NFL football. Sadly, I have a feeling that Walter is going to make a return at next year's Super Bowl. In the meantime, I won't be visiting the Go Daddy site anytime soon.

WATCH: Jay Leno Asks Bar Refaeli To Recreate That Super Bowl Kiss

Posted 02.07.2013 | Comedy

Bar Refaeli is stopping by "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" tonight (Wednesday, February 6) and the late night host is seizing the opportunity. In...

GoDaddy Scores Big With Nerd Kiss Super Bowl Ad

Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

As it turns out, when a beautiful supermodel kisses a computer geek, big sales follow. GoDaddy apparently had the perfect recipe for its "Perfect ...

WATCH: Hottie Bar Rafaeli Makes Out With Computer Geek In Super Bowl Ad

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports

A very lucky computer geek got some serious face(-sucking) time in this sexily awkward GoDaddy Super Bowl ad. Hosted by race car hottie Danica Patrick...

WATCH: Super Model Makes Out With Nerd In Go Daddy Ad

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

Ready for some goddess-on-geek action during the Super Bowl? GoDaddy's newly released commercial features some seriously awkward face-sucking at a ...

WATCH: New Go Daddy Ad Is A Surprise, But Not For The Usual Reasons

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology

A commercial in which everyone keeps their clothes on doesn't usually cause a stir. But when the advertiser is Go Daddy, known for its skin-baring Sup...

Go Daddy Gets New CEO

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Go Daddy, one of the world's largest web hosting companies, appointed Yahoo Inc's former Chief Product Officer Blake Irving as chief exec...

GoDaddy: We Weren't Hacked

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — GoDaddy.com says a Web hosting outage that involved thousands and possibly millions of websites on Monday was due to internal proble...

GoDaddy Outage Takes Out Millions Of Sites

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 11.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands and possibly millions of websites hosted by GoDaddy.com went down for several hours on Monday, causing trouble for the mai...

Olympics 2012: You Go, Girls!

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 09.26.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

For the first time, there are more women on the U.S. team than men. But before we pat ourselves on the back, take a look at a few instances of sexism skulking around the "you go, girl" edges.

Ron Dicker

Go Daddy's Dramatic Shift

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business

Go Daddy, the domain registry famous for its PG-rated stripteasing in Super Bowl commercials, is apparently getting out of the naked game. The comp...

Nate C. Hindman

Google Problems? BrandYourself Helps You Control Your Search Results

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.22.2012 | Small Business

Peter Kistler used to have a Google problem. In college, he discovered a startling reason why so few employers were responding to his resume on jo...

'Heaven' According To GoDaddy

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

What would a Super Bowl be without a racy GoDaddy.com commercial? This year the domain provider was back at it, featuring longtime spokesperson Dan...

WATCH: Another Ridiculous GoDaddy Bowl Ad

Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

There's no question GoDaddy's sexy Super Bowl ads have raised some eyebrows over the years. And the 2012 commercial, in partnership with .CO, is no di...

NO-DADDY: Web Giant Faces Boycott After Anti-Piracy Controversy

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Technology

An online boycott is underway. Customers angry over domain hosting site GoDaddy's support of the controversial online piracy bill SOPA ("Stop Onlin...

Wikipedia Makes Bold Move Over 'Net Censorship Bill

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales announced that domain names belonging to Wikipedia and Wikia would be transferred off of GoDaddy, an Internet domain reg...

Huge SOPA Supporter Has A Change Of Heart

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith and Zach Carter | Posted 12.23.2011 | Technology

After an outcry from customers, Internet domain name registrar GoDaddy.com has withdrawn its support for controversial legislation aimed at strict enf...

Key Company Reverses Course In Online Piracy Fight

Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

The largest Internet domain registrar and web hosting company Go Daddy has abandoned its support for the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), accor...

Zach Carter

Congress Threatens Foundation Of Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Ryan Grim contributed reporting WASHINGTON -- A month ago, Google lobbyist Katherine Oyama absorbed one of the more unusual congressional tongue-la...

Rod Kurtz

Go Daddy's Bob Parsons Brushes Off Criticism Over Elephant Killing

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.12.2011 | Small Business

Go Daddy founder and CEO Bob Parsons is not one to back down from a little controversy. The outspoken entrepreneur helped make his company a household...

Go Daddy SOLD For $2.25 Billion, Says Source

AP | By JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 08.31.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- The parent company of GoDaddy.com, a top registrar of Internet domain names, has been sold to a group of private investment firms for...

GoDaddy Could Sell For $2.5 Billion

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 08.24.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Go Daddy, the domain-name registration company known for its racy Super Bowl ads, is close to being bought by two private invest...