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  • Dave

    Comcast utilizing Twitter to solve problems is awesome! Customer No Service never showed, waited all day. Reschedule was 3 days away. I put up a tweet. In less than 1 hour the appointment was scheduled the next morning. One of the greatest technological implements of communication with a customer base.

    Dave

  • Andy

    I completely agree. Our internet went down at home, so I tweeted about it. Within an hour @comcastcares had messaged me and asked to look into the problem.

    I gave them my info, they looked up my situation, had a tech call me and walked me through steps to resolve. When that didn’t work they had someone out to the house the next day to fix it.

    Not once did I sit on hold listening to annoying elevator music.

    Bravo Comcast!

  • Brian

    I don’t think Twitter’s a particularly ideal forum for customer service. The difference with @comcastcares is that you reach intelligent people who want to and are able to help, which is all too often not the case with the standard customer support numbers.

    @comcastcares would be unneccessary and uninteresting if Comcast’s traditional support channels weren’t so terrible so often.

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    I put up a tweet. In less than 1 hour the appointment was scheduled the next morning. One of the greatest technological implements of communication with a customer base.

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  • http://better-business-bureau.net nmw

    John,

    I tried this out with Google (@MattCutts) — but so far the response has been rather lethargic.

    Matt asked me to created a blog post and also to explain which domains had been deleted from Google’s index by some heretofore unexplained and/or mysterious error.

    Slowly but surely this is turning into an EPIC FAIL for Google.

    I didn’t ever expect to be so poorly treated by asking for help via twitter. I feel like I am being put on hold.

    At least I don’t have t listen to elevator music (I have my own music ;) — but still: the entire ordeal feels like ARGH and :S ….

    :| nmw