DroidDoes Astroturfing?

Over the weekend, Verizon and Motorola launched a new advertising campaign that directly attacks the iPhone. TheĀ  music in the commercial could easily be mistaken for an Apple campaign and then scrolls a list that basically attacks the iPhone. "iDon't have a real keyboard" and others read like a bullet list for Verizon sales reps who have been dealing with customers leaving for the iPhone. The campaign itself has created some buzz and Motorola's Droid that will be available on Verizon certainly appears to be the best Android phone to date and possibly a phone that might generate some interest. I'm certainly looking forward to test drive it. In addition to the commercials that are running, we're thinking someone related to this anti-iPhone … [Read more...]