Reports of a staged protest outside an Apple Store emerged last week after a bus full of paid activists dressed in all black stood outside an Apple Store in Australia chanting “wake up.” Early reports suggested Samsung and marketing agency Tongue were behind the staged event, but after Samsung denied any involvement, a potential new culprit has arisen. Macworld’s Australian sister site did some digging and found code on Tongue’s Wake Up website that points not to Samsung, but instead to Research In Motion.
A marketing agency called Tongue has reportedly begun a guerrilla marketing campaign against Apple in Australia. The agency recently hired protesters who were sent in a large black bus to an Apple Store, where they repeatedly chante... Read Post
In an odd marketing move, Samsung hired a street team of marketers to protest outside an Australian Apple Store. The protesters pulled up next to the store in a black bus and poured out chanting "Wake up!" It's weird. There's also a... Read Post