Marina Shifrin -- the former Mizzou journalism student who quit her job on Friday by posting a video of herself dancing in her office to Kanye West -- has gone super viral. Her video has been viewed almost 10 million times. It's been written about on more than 300 news sites (including this one).
|Marina Shifrin's former team at Next Media Animation.|
However, her former employer, Next Media Animation in Taiwan, was certainly not going to take that lying down. After all, they're in the business of making viral videos, and so it's no surprise that they've responded with a video of its own. And even though it tries to be as lighthearted as Shifrin's, it's clear that some feelings have gotten hurt along the way.
"I actually like Marina a great deal. Marina herself has said we are a great company to work for," wrote Mark Simon, commercial director of NMA, in a letter to Gawker. "I do not think she intended to hurt anyone, but it has happened."More »