Tag Archives: flogs

Sony Flog Shut Down

As a follow-up to my previous post, Sony has closed their fake PSP blog. Click here to read the details.

Posted in blogs, social media | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Just in time for Christmas – Flogging, part II

It was one thing when brand-clueless Wal-Mart got caught with fake blogs. Now, Sony – still generally regarded as a hip brand name – has made the same misstep! Click here to get details on Sony’s “flog” debacle.

Posted in blogs, social media | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Two More Fake Wal-Mart Blogs Revealed

It’s unfortunate that you can’t make this stuff up. Wal-Mart PR firm Ededman has admitted to running two more fake pro Wal-Mart blogs. As I have said before, you can’t fake a blog – you will be found out! Click … Continue reading

Posted in blogs, social media | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Wal-Mart Web Flub

As if the MySpace imitation failing wasn’t bad enough, Wal-Mart’s just been busted for running a fake blog! A pro-Wal-Mart blog called “Wal-Marting Across America,” supposedly launched by a pair of average American Wal-Mart fans, turns out to be the … Continue reading

Posted in blogs, social media | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

NY Times: Wal-Mart Recruited Bloggers

The New York Times is reporting that Wal-Mart recruited bloggers to spread the good word about them, with press releases often quoted verbatim without attributing the source. Read the article here. The most prominently featured blog is the Iowa Voice. … Continue reading

Posted in blogs | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment