The Houston Rockets' Social Media Manager Was Fired For Inappropriate Emoji Use! And Fans Are Defending Him By Doing THIS!
Think before you emoji!
That's what the Houston Rockets' social media manager learned the hard way after a tweet jabbing at their opponents got him fired!
The man in question, Chad Shanks, was excited when the Rockets were heading towards a victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
But some people thought Shanks took it too far when the Rockets' Twitter showed an emoji of a pistol next to a horse, suggesting the Mavs were about to meet their doom (above).
The Rockets fired Shanks shortly after the tweet. Shanks apologized for pushing the envelope too far and is finding the silver lining in the incident: