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She didn’t last long, as the community questioned her extreme statements and Jeremiah Owyang (a Forrester Analyst) contacted Exxon directly for comment. (I See “Astroturfing&# above for more. Hat tip to Dave in the comments for this one.) Please do leave a comment!

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ORM and the Dark Side: Astroturfing, Flogging and the Viral Marketing Campaign that never was Reply Irene Koehler says: September 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm You’re absolutely right. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook!

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Five Social Media Predictions for 2010

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The EU Unfair Business Practices Directive technically banned astroturfing (the practice of company or paid third-party representatives posing as consumers and leaving positive comments on a blog or forum) some time ago. I invite you to share your reactions to these, and add your own, in a comment below. Here are my five social media predictions for 2010. Augmented Reality Applications Will Start to Go Mainstream.

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Comments may be used in the final edition. In fact, such an effort will likely create a damaged brand reputation a la Wal-Mart after it participated in several public astroturfing (the practice of undisclosed fake or inauthentic representation in public media) scandals.