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astroturfing

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Bloggers fighting Astroturf

It's getting harder to pretend to be grassroots when the real grassroots has a voice.

By February 4, 2005

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The 404 1,074: Where it's not you, it's us (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404: The irreparable MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Reddit bans high-end domains for astroturfing, 3D-printing a burrito, and a company taxing users for browsing with Internet Explorer 7!

By June 14, 2012

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Ep. 1074: Where it's not you, it's us

Leaked from today's 404: The irreparable MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Reddit bans high-end domains for astroturfing, 3D-printing a burrito, and a company taxing users for browsing with Internet Explorer 7!

By June 14, 2012

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The 404 765: Where we dare you to give us a mature rating (podcast)

MTV Games Editor Russ Frushtick chats with us about the latest batch of incendiary adult-centric video games like the Mortal Kombat reboot, Nintendo's We Dare, and Dead Island. We also wage war against online "astroturfing" and unveil the Kodak Deal of the Day.

By February 25, 2011

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Ep. 765: Where we dare you to give us a mature rating

MTV Games Editor Russ Frushtick helps us chat about the latest batch of incendiary adult-centric video games like the Mortal Kombat reboot, Nintendo's We Dare, and Dead Island. We also wage war against online "astroturfing" and unveil today's Kodak Deal of the Day.

By February 25, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 957: Tweetza Hut!!!!

One of our listeners is upset that Pizza Hut is hiring interns to Twitter for them. We try to show the difference between astroturfing on blogs and hiring someone to Twitter legitimately.

By April 21, 2009

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Ep. 957: Tweetza Hut!!!!

One of our listeners is upset that Pizza Hut is hiring interns to Twitter for them. We try to show the difference between astroturfing on blogs and hiring someone to Twitter legitimately. We also decide that when GREP is outlawed, only criminals will GREP. And Blu-ray's getting cheap. But do we care?

By April 21, 2009

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The 404 1,458: Where we're glad it's not the Amazon Fire Tube (podcast)

Amazon throws their Fire streaming video box into the ring, a camera for pervy creepshots getting well-funded on Indiegogo, a brand new Homestar Runner cartoon after four years of radio silence, and there's a disease spreading on Tinder!

By April 2, 2014

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Microsoft, Nokia linked to comments on negative Lumia review

Author who called the Lumia 800 a "noPhone" looks up IP addresses associated with disparaging comments posted to the review.

By December 20, 2011

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A primer on online reputation management

If you think Google has got you all wrong, there's a consultant who thinks he or she can set the search gods straight.

By January 20, 2011