Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer?

A thread on reddit sums up a 4Chan discussion with someone claiming to be a viral marker for Electronic Arts prior to his recent dismissal. He outlines his job trolling websites to create good press and deflect bad press, and makes a number of claims about EA, the most significant being they are on the verge of acquiring another company. This is all to be taken with a grain or more of salt, of course, but Blend Games' summary of the summary (how meta) notes an interesting aspect of all this: "What's more is that when he reveals a former forum name, posters instantly recognize him as a guy who had been defending Mass Effect 3, Star Wars The Old Republic and Origin for several months, even using Origin to hand out free games during a brief marketing campaign, meaning he's either legit or one of the most dedicated trolls ever."

View
6. Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Mar 28, 2012, 21:49 Dev
 
I don't know if this particular guy is one of them, but I have NO DOUBT AT ALL that this goes on and that EA does it (or that companies they hire do it).
Acleacius wrote on Mar 28, 2012, 21:19:
Depends on who he knew/knows and how long he's been there, if true.
Actually none of that matters. EA has a long and storied history of buying up studios and then twisting them into whatever they want, or killing them. So even if something isn't in progress right now, it inevitably will be.

Oh and, no, its not valve.
ASeven wrote on Mar 28, 2012, 21:29:
Here's the two pics he linked to:
Thanks, I was wondering about those pics.
 
Previous Post Next Post Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
    Date Subject Author
  1. Mar 28, 21:02 Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? elefunk
  3. Mar 28, 21:22  Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? ASeven
  4. Mar 28, 21:29   Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? ASeven
  5. Mar 28, 21:31    removed nin
  18. Mar 29, 05:20     Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? J
  20. Mar 29, 05:36      Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Ventura
  21. Mar 29, 06:18       Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Julio
  35. Mar 29, 13:30      removed nin
  38. Mar 30, 08:56       Re: removed Mr. Tact
  29. Mar 29, 08:47     Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Verno
>> 6. Mar 28, 21:49    Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Dev
  7. Mar 28, 22:13     Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? ASeven
  2. Mar 28, 21:19 Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Acleacius
  8. Mar 28, 22:21 Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Techie714
  9. Mar 28, 23:27  Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? The Half Elf
  10. Mar 28, 23:32   Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? nin
  13. Mar 29, 00:06    Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? The Half Elf
  11. Mar 28, 23:52   Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Dev
  12. Mar 28, 23:54    Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? PHJF
  32. Mar 29, 10:53     Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Techie714
  14. Mar 29, 00:47 Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? netnerd85
  15. Mar 29, 03:28  Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? InBlack
  16. Mar 29, 04:08   Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Kajetan
  17. Mar 29, 04:22    Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Cutter
  19. Mar 29, 05:31    Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? netnerd85
  37. Mar 30, 06:19    Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Fantaz
  22. Mar 29, 06:20 Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Icewind
  23. Mar 29, 07:29  Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Dades
  24. Mar 29, 07:33   Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? ASeven
  26. Mar 29, 08:11    Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Kajetan
  25. Mar 29, 07:44 Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? StingingVelvet
  36. Mar 29, 21:32  Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Mordecai Walfish
  27. Mar 29, 08:35 Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? xXBatmanXx
  28. Mar 29, 08:37  Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? ASeven
  30. Mar 29, 09:30   Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Beamer
  31. Mar 29, 10:34    Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? ASeven
  33. Mar 29, 11:09     Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Beamer
  34. Mar 29, 11:28      Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? ASeven
  39. Mar 30, 09:52 Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Verno


footer

Blue's News logo