Join the Habbox Team

Join the Habbox Team

Be a part of our friendly and welcoming community of builders, entertainers, and artists - what role will you play at Habbox?

Join the Habbox Team
Christmasoke!

Christmasoke!

All we want for Christmas is you... to sing for us! Lots of fun and big prizes await for our annual Christmasoke winners!

Christmasoke!
Habbo Avatars

Habbo Avatars

Wondering WTF this NFT project is? Check out our wiki guide.

Habbo Avatars
Loading...
Loading...
...
Subtle revenge in the form of a Twitter post!0
By - Posted 4th July, 2015 at 9:39 pm
Paul LaFontaine reacts bitterly to an ex-Sulake staff member’s comments about moderation!
 
Revenge is a dish best served cold, or via Twitter if you wish to follow Paul LaFontaine’s logic. Earlier this evening he posted a link containing a YouTube link to an interview with a former Sulake employee. This employee was Rebecca Newton (known as “Becs” to many players) and she held the role of community director and community operations manager in Sulake for several years before resigning from her position (most likely due to focusing on her role as CCSO at Moshi Monsters). The interview encompasses Rebecca claiming how “safe” and “creative” the Habbo community is, thus making her comments to Channel 4 about moderation being dreadful rather hypocritical.
 
However, the general opinion at the moments seems to be that this was an incredibly “dirty move” from the CEO of Sulake and also an incredibly unfair attack upon her. For starters, the interview was conducted in February 2010 – before the English speaking hotel merge and before the quality of moderation declined rapidly. Also, there have been 2 major moderation changes since that interview was conducted which had absolutely nothing to do with her. It seems that Sulake are desperate to play the “toss the blame around” game.
 
Indeed, cyber sex has been a very common issue on the hotel for the past few years, so it does seem to be quite hypocritical that Rebecca Newton has gone from stating Habbo as being “safe” to “badly moderated” due to her experiencing the growth in cyber sex as well, but these comments don’t relate to hypocrisy if we look at the dreadful moderation changes SULAKE have made.
 
The most amusing part of this story is the fact that Paul LaFontaine took the post off his Twitter feed after a few minutes due to realisation that it was not going to get him a better image.
 
So, utter hypocrisy or a clear portrayal of dreadful moderation changes? You decide. If you wish to see the video regarding Rebecca Newton’s interview, then go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXMaj-Ex6I8.

Powered by WPeMatico

Like! (No Ratings Yet)
Comments

Comments are closed.

  • Send a message to the DJ
  • Events Timetable
  • Upcoming DJs
    Ekelektra10:00 AM
  • Latest Competitions
    Thread User
    The Hunger Games ~Ends December 6th
    LucyFaye
    Where's that Animal? ~Ends December 6th
    tbl
    Nostalgic Logo Quiz ~Ends December 2nd
    tbl
  • Latest Forum Posts
    Thread User
    What's the last thing you ate or drank?
    !x!dude!x!2
    December Daily Gift Calendar
    !x!dude!x!2
    Spotify Wrapped 2021
    Triz
    What was the last thing you watched?
    tbl
    What are you listening to? #2
    tbl
    Start a Word with the Third Letter
    tbl
  • Latest Wiki Edits
    Wiki Page User
    List of rares released in 2021
    MadameJaquack
    New Rares
    MadameJaquack
    Bubblejuice Brewery
    MadameJaquack
    Atmospheric Fireplace
    MadameJaquack
    Bubblejuice Dispenser
    MadameJaquack
    Luxury Habbo Express Wagon Bundle
    MadameJaquack
  • @Habbox Twitter
    Watch out because she's coming for your pipes! ❤️‍🔥 Get to know more about this secret (and fabuloussss) individua… https://t.co/oWNLDzcAXL
    [Notice] Debates Update! ~ November 2021 https://t.co/zkHjUbhwp9
    [Forum] Monthly Posting Statistics - NOVEMBER https://t.co/ZsPjfpwCGg
    It's CHRIIIIISTMAS! Have you entered our Christmasoke yet?? We've got over 300c and a bunch of forum goodies up fo… https://t.co/nhAFsNFT0n
  • Latest Badges
  • Latest furni
    Arctic Capybara
    bc_panel_9 name
    bc_block_small_9 name
    bc_curvedramp_9 name
    xmas_c21_winterrailbg name
    xmas_c21_map5 name
    xmas_c21_key5 name
    xmas_ltd21_artdecoegg name
    xmas_c21_map1 name
    xmas_c21_traveldocuments name
    xmas_r21_luxuryhotchocolate name
    xmas_c21_advent7 name
    xmas_c21_advent8 name
    xmas_c21_trainroofedgecnr name
    clothing_r21_trainoutfit name
    clothing_nobleoutfit name
    clothing_doctorsoutfit name
    clothing_hollyhairpin name
    clothing_nt_pearlnecklace name
    clothing_r21_warmoversizedcoat name
    clothing_earringbauble name
    clothing_governessoutfit name
    clothing_salesoutfit name
    clothing_conductoroutfit name
    clothing_pearlnecklace name
    Cat Ear Beanie
    Drinking Cap
    Cordoroy Dungarees