Mike just wrote on CrunchNotes a quick summary of the past week or two in his professional life, namely how some people are feeling entitled to a review just because their competitor was reviewed. What? Do people think TechCrunch is CNN or something?
Last week Mike wrote about Maya’s Mom, and in the comments someone from a competing company left a comment that basically said “oh you write about them and not us, what’s up with that?” and tried to convince Mike to give them some link-love. First off, leaving a comment on a competitor’s review looks incredibly bad and I can’t believe how many times I see this at TechCrunch. The only way that it doesn’t look bad is when somebody else not affiliated with the company posts the link, or, a few dozen links in the case of Cork’d fans commenting at the WineLog review.
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