Social Media On Microsoft’s ‘Scroogled’ Ads Attacking Android’s Data Sharing

Microsoft has been actively attacking Google for its Android app store policies. Microsoft’s point of view can be seen here:


You can follow the debate on Twitter under the following tag:


Most retweets involving this hashtag are driven by the $500 Visa Gift Card offer:

visa gift card

Conversations appear to be centred around data privacy and Android store transactions:

scroogled word cloud on Twitter

More specifically, some of these tweets are calling Google “evil”, and stating that people should be aware of the privacy issues with the platform:

All this action on Twitter has spawned another tag – with opposing points of view:


… calling Microsoft’s actions, among other things, “childish”:

WindowsRage word cloud on Twitter

The debate is getting noticed by news outlets:
Stay tuned for more updates.

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