Tag Archives: online reputation

BELKIN – Online Reputation Management

One representative from Belkin, a global manufacturer of computer hardware, was caught offering money to anybody who posted a 100% positive review of certain Belkin products .  He also asked the reviewers to vote down negative comments on Amazon.com and other e-commerce sites. The employee was busted after The Daily Background found an ad on […]

HONDA – Online Reputation Management

Honda Product Manager gets caught AstroTurfing (ASTROTURFING : The use of paid shills to create the impression of a popular movement, through means like letters to newspapers from soi-disant ‘concerned citizens’, paid opinion pieces, and the formation of grass-roots lobbying groups that are actually funded by a PR group (AstroTurf is fake grass; hence the […]

Pepsi I-phone app “before you score” – Online Reputation Management

Date : 22nd October 2009  (http://mashable.com/2009/10/22/pepsi-amp-before-you-score/) The energy drink AMP and its parent company PepsiCo came under fire for launching an iPhone application called “Before You Score.” The premise was essentially to help AMP’s target audience – adolescent and young men – “score” with members of the opposite sex, and then share their exploits on […]