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Twitter Users Get Suspicious Over Many Tweets From Amazon Employees That Promote Their Working Conditions
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Twitter Users Get Suspicious Over Many Tweets From Amazon Employees That Promote Their Working Conditions

Amazon enlisted an army of fulfillment-center employees to write positive comments about working in its warehouses on social media. They are called “FC Ambassadors.” The company claims that real people are behind these accounts, however, people think there’s something fishy about them. Pointing out the “robotic” and “scripted” language, many believe that Amazon is using these “workers” to defend its reputation.

FC in Amazon-terms stands for Fulfillment Center—the largest warehouses in the company’s logistics network. Many of them clock in at around 1 million square feet. When you hear furious workers talk about peeing in bottles because they’re unable to walk to the bathroom, these are usually the facilities they have in mind.

Someone recently pointed out that tweets from Amazon FC Ambassadors seem fishy

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“FC ambassadors are employees who work in our FCs and share facts based on personal experience,” Amazon told Bored Panda. “It’s important that we do a good job educating people about the actual environment inside our fulfillment centers, and the FC ambassador program is a big part of that along with the FC tours we provide. This year alone, more than 100,000 guests have come to see for themselves what it’s like to work inside one of our FCs. If you haven’t visited, I recommend it.”

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There have been times when the only ones who liked FC Ambassadors’ tweets were Amazon executives

Not to mention this conversation

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Keep in mind that when ‘Rafael’ was asked a question

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‘Audra’ responded

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And this commenter was quick to point out what happened

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Here’s what others said about all of this

However, Amazon also noted that, “some of the accounts involved in this news cycle are spoof accounts; they aren’t a part of the FC Ambassador program.”

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Bobert Robertson
Community Member
2 years ago

I work in a distribution center for another company. Every time we hire new employees we get at least half a dozen applicants who come from amazon. Each and every one of them say they are leaving amazon because it has caused them emotional hardships, and is not a good place to be employed

Samhhain Cat
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2 years ago

But I was told "everything is fine"!

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Liana Seath
Community Member
2 years ago

I really don't get why they can't just treat their employees better? It would save them a lot of time and humiliation instead of doing stupid things like this sh*t show.

Janine B.
Community Member
2 years ago

Yeah but this way saves them a lot more money. Guess which one is more important.

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Perry Swift
Community Member
2 years ago

We really live in a dystopian hell-hole don't we?

earringnut
Community Member
2 years ago

I live in the US. I can't speak for anyone else at the very least this nation is dystopian-esque. I'm staying here in hope of making a difference.

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Bobert Robertson
Community Member
2 years ago

I work in a distribution center for another company. Every time we hire new employees we get at least half a dozen applicants who come from amazon. Each and every one of them say they are leaving amazon because it has caused them emotional hardships, and is not a good place to be employed

Samhhain Cat
Community Member
2 years ago

But I was told "everything is fine"!

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Liana Seath
Community Member
2 years ago

I really don't get why they can't just treat their employees better? It would save them a lot of time and humiliation instead of doing stupid things like this sh*t show.

Janine B.
Community Member
2 years ago

Yeah but this way saves them a lot more money. Guess which one is more important.

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Perry Swift
Community Member
2 years ago

We really live in a dystopian hell-hole don't we?

earringnut
Community Member
2 years ago

I live in the US. I can't speak for anyone else at the very least this nation is dystopian-esque. I'm staying here in hope of making a difference.

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