Hypocrisy, thy name is internet

Calls for Apple boycotts made from iPhones; Facebook rivals bite their PR tongues.

From NYT.com Sunday: They Tried to Boycott Facebook, Apple and Google. They Failed.

An analysis of about 58,500 tweets with the hashtag #March1NRABoycott showed that nearly half came from an iPhone or an iPad.

From Monday's print edition: As Facebook Struggles, Rivals’ Leaders Stay (Mostly) Mum

Representatives from companies as varied as Amazon, Microsoft and Slack declined to comment for this story. Part of the silence, people in the industry say, comes from a desire to avoid the business equivalent of bad karma — knowing that they, too, may one day face the buzz saw of public censure. [ex ped: Apple PR also declined.]

My take: Human nature strikes again.

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