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Long-time Google+ fan Robert Scoble blasted the company over its newly released brand pages, a feature that similarly resembles Pages on Facebook, allowing companies and businesses, public figures and the like to amass corporate followings.
While some of his comments were valid, Scoble does have one hell of a following that agrees with practically everything he says.
It was enough to dent Google for a day or two -- which is enough when it boils down to the nature of the web. Most things are short lived, but when a controversy kicks off, it ultimately gets turned up to eleven.