What savvy pc user who possesses even half a clue is going to agree that Phorm is as amazing as their PR dpt wants consumers to believe?
Wikpedia has included this "oops" on the page itself, as the subheader of "Marketing Team Admits Tampering With Wikipedia Entry"
Bush is the Prez....Think Patriot Act II....This outspoken dissident....In jail I'll be soon.
"We will endeavour to make sure that this does not happen in the future."
Getting "over zealous" with updates?
Or getting caught?
Lake Zurich, IL
Marketing = idiots
Apparently someone somewhere wrote a book or an article that Wikipedia is a great form of advertising and PR, because I've had about 4 clients mention it in the past 6 months. I'm sure it can't hurt, but the whole point of Wikipedia isn't marketing, it's information.
Wikipedia isn't marketing, it's information.people in marketing believe those two terms are synonymous...
said by Karl Bode:And not so coincidentally, most who work in marketing whether for Phorm or Wiki are astonishingly clueless.
Wikipedia isn't marketing, it's information.
people in marketing believe those two terms are synonymous...
Scotch Plains, NJ
You know what they say
You can't polish a turd.
Why, sure you can! Just ask 'ol W!
Glen Head, NY
quote:Translation: We will endeavour to not get caught in the future.
We will endeavour to make sure that this does not happen in the future.
I support the right to keep and arm bears.
This certainly improves their image as a fine and upstanding company.
Living in Paradise!!
Phorm is not alone
Users "polishing up" their own biography article is not new. What is really annoying is that there appears to be no uniform standards and a lot of hypocracy when it comes to biography rules. It seems people just don't want others to know about their past yet they are quit willing to force wikipedia to do so, and cover it up: