Did you enjoy “iPhone vs HTC Evo” videos, which now have over 3 million views. Do you know, the videos were created by a Best Buy employee “Brian Maupin,” who’s now suspended for creating & posting those videos on YouTube.
“Brian was asked to quit. He refused, and has been put on suspension while Best Buy decides his fate.” In his defense, Brian issued a statement to Best Buy’s human resources department, “I issued a statement to them explaining that the video was intended to be comedic and hence, not taken seriously by them or all these stockholders & customers they’re worried about [being] turned off to buying from them due to video.”
Best Buy had asked Brian to take the videos down but he refused. There were some videos that he had uploaded that referenced Best Buy that they requested he take down and he complied. Brian is optimistic about all that has happened and says, “I see it all as a blessing in disguise. I’ve wanted to start my career in graphic design/animation for so long, I see this as my kick in the pants to go get it.”