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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."

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19. Re: Confessions of an EA Viral Marketer? Mar 29, 2012, 05:31 netnerd85
 
Kajetan wrote on Mar 29, 2012, 04:08:
InBlack wrote on Mar 29, 2012, 03:28:
Just out of curiousity how much does it pay to be EA's bitch?
Not that much. But it's an easy job. You surf all day and post stuff. The (now defunct) gaming company i worked with years ago, hired a lot of students to do this job.

I mean if companies pay people to troll sites and the like, fuck it where do I sign up???
Look for marketing agencies who work for EA. They hire these people, they do the "viral" stuff.
Pathetic.
 
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