Wednesday, June 21, 2006
AOL - this call was monitored for quality assurance purposes
This is a great example of the power of blogs and one of those rare times when the call was monitored for QA purposes by... the customer. The story is simple: It seems a normal guy wants to do something normal - cancel his AOL account. When he tries, they do what all struggling businesses do, they try and stop him by asking him a million stupid questions. Only in this instance he recorded the conversation and put it on his blog. The story then ended up on CNBC. Seems the rep at AOL lost his job...