Tag Archives: Small World

Power Balance Australia bust: reason wins, no thanks to Priceline

Last year, I wrote about Power Balance wristbands, Priceline Pharmacy and Small World Social. The pharmacy was selling the thoroughly debunked stupidity indicators at checkout counters, and the Small World ‘social media experts’ they employed sent critics private Facebook messages when we tried to fix this Last week, we got some good news. After a [...]

Priceline ‘Pharmacy’ and Small World ‘Social Media Experts’ have some apologising to do

UPDATE: Power Balance Australia bust: reason wins, no thanks to Priceline Consumers have a reasonable expectation that a business branding itself as a pharmacy will offer trustworthy and effective products. Dispensing chemists are an essential part of the healthcare system, and to leverage that credibility to market nonsensical pseudoscientific scams is a betrayal of trust. [...]