Everything You Wanted To Know About The Giant Elance, oDesk Merger & Ensuing Backlash (But Were Afraid To Ask) (feedburner.com)

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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:00:01 +0000 – Screen Shot 2013-12-20 at 6.25.51 AMWhile visions of strategic synergies and competitors running for cover danced in the heads of company executives, the scores of freelancers who use oDesk and Elance to find work or hire support don”t seem ready to break out the pom-poms. Angry customers let their opinions be heard en masse on Elance”s blog this morning, while oDesk”s Facebook page drew a similar reaction. And so did the announcement in its community portal.

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