This is my reply to the post on the original blog Net Effect – Anti-Corporate Activism.
It is a very interesting progression to watch, and it seems that this has outraged a number of high profile members of social community. With some supporters resorting to Google bombing Amazon Rank.
The question is how would this have changed if it wasn’t a public holiday and the company took the matter seriously and responded?
There are small rumours of amazon staff responding to the issue but there is no clear word from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos regarding the issue. A complex matter like this needs a strong response with a clear outline and explanation not just oh whoops or it was a minor issue. It seems that many take this correction to their algorithm as a serious breach of TOC and morals.
The interesting thing is that Jeff Bezos is an investor in Twitter, how will this change his views, if the twitter community is responsible for taking down his company? Amazon’s Bezos Invests in Twitter Twitter Officially Announces Its Funding; Jeff Bezos Participates The Lost Twitter Amazonfail and negative online sentiment