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Cheerios’ Facebook Push Turns Into Major Fail
Facebook fans hit the 'rage' button on GMO

http://investorplace.com/2012/12/cheerios-facebook-push-turns-into-major-fail/

General Mills‘ (NYSE:GIS) ubiquitous cereal Cheerios is taking a lot of heat on its Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) page over the company’s position on genetically modified organisms.

Earlier, the company had placed an app on its Facebook page that allowed users to post pictures and make statements about the product. The company hoped for positive messages from happy Cheerios lovers. What they got was rage against the company’s support for GMO products, as reported by Cheeseslave.

The Facebook page turned into a public relations nightmare. The app has since been removed from the cereal’s...