@Flelk
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I love how the “fake” is in quotes, as though they’re only technically fake.

@AgreeableLandscape
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Realistically, I think that’s to protect the news outlet from being sued by Amazon. Basically they’re saying “allegedly fake”.

@Ninjabread
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If Amazon is paying them to defend the company then aren’t they technically real employees?

@ksynwa
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That depends if it’s actual warehouse workers that are being hired for this role because that’s what these accounts are posing as.

@lazlo_jamf
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These do seem to actually be fake. There was a real Amazon program though where Amazon would pay employees to tweet on company time about how much they liked working at Amazon. The MIT technology review has a pretty good write-up here

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