Fuck this marketing bullshit.
Fuck Silicon Valley.
Fuck the startup culture.
Have a good day! :)
@skynebula Wow, that banner is legitimately horrifying. I can't believe how brazen it is. Who is that on stage, and/or who do they work for?
@solderpunk It's Travis Miller, VP of PureSpectrum, a marketing/insights/whatever company
Source : https://twitter.com/spectrumchoice/status/1103388395244421121
@skynebula Thanks. Glad to see they don't have a lot of followers on Twitter!
@k Unfortunately, not.
@firstname.lastname@example.org freedom was a mistake
@skynebula wow this is really disgusting!
Cynicism at its best !
@skynebula "turn brands into religions" big yikes
@skynebula This disgusts me... I'n every possible way... 🤢
turn customers into *religions*
products into *ambassadors*
employees into *obsessions*
and brands into *fanatics*
@bignimbus Nice one! 😉👍
@skynebula """marketing""" aka propaganda
@Elizabeth Is there a way to gender everything.
@pira_ebooks no. No there isn't.
@skynebula fixed it for them
@skynebula sounds more like a shitty cult than a religion
@skynebula Turn Marketing Efforts into glorious bloody jihads. Turn market domination into genocide. Leave the Earth a ruined smoking husk hurtling into the Sun! Y'aaaaar! ;)
@skynebula Pretty morbid, if you ask me.
@skynebula "Turning Players into Payers"
source de l’image svp ?
@goofy Talk de Travis Miller (de PureSpectrum) à la conférence X4 Summit de Qualtrics :
@skynebula Gross, wtf!
@skynebula I despise these narcissistic showoff. It all started with Jobs and his iThings. Fuck It!
That's why I always wear a blouse with a big Nike sign on my chest. Shoes that have the Adidas sign covering 1/3 of their surface. And drive a car with a Mercedes symbol at the front tip. It also says Mercedes at the back, in case you've missed it.
. . .
And I am so proud of myself for doing so!
. . .
(on the serious side, though, it's funny how people always react when told the simple truth)
Man, late stage capitalism keeps getting weirder and weirder...
Ahaha I'm IN marketing and I think this is a nightmare
@skynebula jeebus, where is this taken?
@michel_slm Talk from Travis Miller (from PureSpectrum) at Qualtrics' X4 Summit :
@skynebula i hate it, but that mindset is what I sell to customers and is what pays my rent. I really don't know how to free my work from that "marketing" basics
@silverspookgames this is crazy how this old toot of mine got traction today...
But still 100% accurate! :)
@skynebula 🤢 🤮
@skynebula I see they stopped pretending they're not making cults.
Pure Spectrum seems to be a #zeroshame company. I read 3 paragraphs of their latest blog entry and then had to puke a little.
TL;DR Employee praises the fact that her work place is a second family. This means she's at work at 1am on Sunday, but that's compensated because in the middle of Tuesday she can leave work to visit here dying Grandmother.
I thought she was going to say she can go to the beach in the middle of work. Which is what I do... like now.
@skynebula yup its fucking stupid. I agree.
@skynebula Where was that picture taken?
@RasmusLindegaard Talk from Travis Miller (from PureSpectrum) at Qualtrics' X4 Summit :
@skynebula I don't think this is a problem with capitalism... this is consumerism... this is when companies become profiteers, instead of building good products... this is about culture, not government or law.
But yes... fuck this.
@skynebula I keep saying this, and no one seems to get it... Silicon Valley is a cult.
@skynebula Recently contacted a site I used to hobby-write for (i.e.I didn't charge) to see if they pay their writers yet.
Was informed I would be welcome back if I was prepared to follow their brand but also create my own brand on social media, because that's how they're paying - based on how well the article 'goes' on social media.
Not just yet mind you - *in 6 months I can start getting paid* because 'they're a startup'. They've been around for nearly 5 years now.
Fuck capitalism indeed.
@Strontium_Dingo Yeah... Getting paid with "exposure"... That's "fantastic"!
@skynebula this is fine this is fine this is fine this is fine this is fine this is fine
@skynebula g' thanks I guess. You too.
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