Artesian Builds Stops Operations After Viral Pc Giveaway Backlash
Artesian Builds went out of business, coming into effect immediately after the phenomenal aftermath of the PK Ambassador Prank in which CEO Noah Katz belittled the participants of the PK Ambassador program. Since this has been confirmed, the Artesian Builds Twitter page has removed all previous apology tweets for Noah Katz's actions in the March 1st thread. Although Artesian Builds has apologized several times since then for company CEO Noah Katz's behavior during free streams, that hasn't stopped the backlash.
The PC giveaway drama clearly didn't go well for custom PC builder Artesian Builds, as the company announced on Twitter on March 9 that it was going out of business. The announcement came after the company was heavily criticized on social media for being dismissive of small content creators.
The announcement came after the CEO of the PC assembly industry belittled a small streamer named Kiapiaa who won one of their PC sweepstakes and refused to give her an award, sparking a huge backlash online. The company was targeted last week for pulling out of a streaming giveaway that was won by a small Twitch streamer who was also the company's ambassador.
Custom PC developers Artesian Builds announced today that they will "suspend all activities" effective immediately following the backlash online last week. Comments on the Twitter post announcing the end of operations have been disabled, but instead, experts expressed their thoughts with quotes from tweets.
At the time of writing, there has been no response from NICKMERCS or OTK, but Kiapiaa expressed the shock that Kiapiaas announced.
Train wreck offered to buy Artesian Builds and "make it work well" in response to a tweet from Artesian Builds that claimed the company was exploring the potential for an employee takeover amid backlash against the CEO. After the streamer's name was withdrawn, Noah Katz, the CEO of the company, refused to give it to the streamer due to their low traffic and growth. Things started to fall apart after CEO Noah Katz was caught streaming for refusing to give an award to a streamer during a PC giveaway despite a fair win, all because of his moderate social media following.
Instead of congratulating content creator Kiapiaa, the company's CEO Noah Katz allegedly changed the giveaway requirements and was dismissive of the number of giveaways. The CEO of Artesian Builds underestimated the winner of the giveaway, saying he didn't get a single click on his Twitch partner field. According to the winner of the draw, he won fairly, as the rules required that the participant be an affiliate and have an artesian panel in the Twitch About section of the streamer.
The CEO of Artesian Builds underestimated the winner of the giveaway by saying that she didn't have a single click in her partner field on Twitch. However, to the surprise of some recent winners, it appears that there are arbitrary and undisclosed additional requirements in order to win the draw. It's inactive, if you meet all the criteria for the draw, which sounds like a draw winner, then it should be. This shouldn't have been a problem unless the rules stated that the participant had to click on their affiliate link.
Artesian Builds CEO said he feels terrible that there are people who don't like the giveaway process and are interested in ideas on how to improve it. Shortly after, other Twitch streamers shared that they also won PCs from Artesian Builds, which they never received because they didn't have enough subscribers, didn't get enough clicks on their affiliate links, or didn't meet other giveaway requirements. . PCs that were added at the last minute. After Kiapiaas' name went live, CEO Noah Katch made numerous comments about Kiapiaas due to her size and then ultimately denied her the award.