Every once in a while, you come across an article that makes you wonder "whhaaaaaaa"! ...Yep, this is exactly one of those. As usual, I opened multiple pages to check news from back home (Dubai) & I came across this article in the National which talked about 2 people being fined $300 for taking pictures at Yas Marina F1 Circuit.
So I started asking myself some questions:
- Were these pics taken at the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix 2010 or not?
- Did it even matter??
- How does taking pictures of the circuit violate any law or tarnish the image of Yas Marina?
Here's the tweet. I used #SchulichSMM hoping to let fellow students in my Social Media class (MKTG 6226) know about why this sounds absurd in the year 2011...
I found out from Yas Marina website that they have a Facebook page and a twitter handle and seem to be active. Great! I decided to ask 'em directly about it ...
I'll let you all know about their response. Stay safe and keep those camera phones in your pockets!