Third Unicorn CEO Retweets Post Highlighting Use of His Name in Show’s Hashtags
Former Shark Tank India judge Ashneer Grover recently called out the popular business reality show for leveraging his name to increase views on their YouTube videos. Grover retweeted a post on X that showed the Shark Tank India crew using #AshneerGrover to improve the likelihood of their videos appearing on YouTube and Google when someone searched for his name online.
Netizens’ Response and Grover’s Popularity
Grover’s fans have been vocal in their support for him, with many suggesting that he start his own show or create a “Doglapan detector” in reference to his book named Doglapan, which became incredibly popular among his fans. In recent episodes of Shark Tank India 3, netizens have also compared new shark Deepinder Goyal to Grover for his brutal honesty and grilling skills.
Grover’s Criticism of Shark Tank India
Grover’s criticism of Shark Tank India highlights the challenges and controversies involved in leveraging the names and reputations of former judges and participants to increase viewership. While the use of hashtags and search engine optimization techniques is common in the entertainment industry, Grover’s comments suggest that the practice may be misleading and dishonest.
Grover’s comments on Shark Tank India’s use of his name in their hashtags highlight the importance of transparency and honesty in the entertainment industry. The controversy also underscores the challenges and complexities involved in leveraging the names and reputations of former judges and participants to increase viewership.