In Pictures: Sorriest technology companies of 2013

Microsoft, Apple and Samsung among those issuing mea culpas

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While almost anything goes on social news aggregator Reddit, even this outfit felt compelled to apologize for what amounted to a “witch hunt” for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects in April that led to a Brown University student being falsely accused (he had been missing and was later found dead). Reddit GM Erik Martin posted in a blog that “[T]hough started with noble intentions, some of the activity on reddit fueled online witch hunts and dangerous speculation which spiraled into very negative consequences for innocent parties. The reddit staff and the millions of people on reddit around the world deeply regret that this happened.”

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