Aug 24, 2018

Amazon warehouse staff defend retailer on Twitter

A small group of American Amazon employees is being paid to defend and promote the company on Twitter. The accounts have been created in the last few weeks and are most vocal when other people on Twitter criticise Amazon and the way it treats its employees. Writing on TechCrunch, Devin Coldewey said the "Ceaselessly upbeat" messages seemed to stem from a desire to improve public perceptions about working for Amazon. In July, Amazon warehouse staff in Germany, Spain and Poland staged a strike in a bid to improve their working conditions. Many wrote tweets parodying and mocking the tone of the messages sent by the Amazon staff.

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