Not way back a Samsung model ambassador Knesia Sobchak was sued by the South Korean smartphone big for allegedly being caught utilizing an iPhone X as an alternative of handsets she was alleged to be selling!
Sobchak was caught red-handed utilizing an iPhone X after she was noticed utilizing it throughout a tv interview, regardless of hiding it below a bit of paper.
Taking a leaf out of the Russian incident, a netizen took to Twitter questioning as to why several local brand ambassadors are not using the phone they are supposed to promote.
The netizen tweeted, “I’m appalled on the angle of a number of contract endorsement artists in Malaysia.”
“******* is with ****, ***** **** is with ****. However up to now each have tweeted utilizing the iPhones.
“If the manufacturers they represented have been Samsung, a lawsuit can be on its approach. Blackpink refuses to carry an iPhone as a result of they’re Samsung ambassadors.”
“Pegang iPhone macam api (Holding an iPhone as if it was fireplace).”
Logically, in case you are being paid to advertise the product wouldn’t it’s logical to make use of it as your day by day driver?
In keeping with the Apple Insider, the apply of paying public figures to make use of merchandise is widespread, however within the case for smartphones, recognizing influencers utilizing the ‘flawed’ cellphone on social media is a advertising gaffe.
The tweet which garnered greater than eight.2k retweets additionally gave examples of tips on how to be a ‘good’ model ambassador.
The primary response featured the picture of @jnkloops refusing to carry an iPhone of a fan for selfies.
“Really like holding fireplace.”
One other respondent additionally confirmed a video of how different Blackpink members have been forbidden from utilizing different cellphone manufacturers, even whether it is from a fan.
“This I completely agree. I imply, take a look at Jennie’s face.”
Jennie was furious!
It would sound a bit excessive, however model house owners will certainly attest that this shouldn’t be a standard apply amongst its model ambassadors.
The case of name ambassadors utilizing the ‘flawed’ cellphone just isn’t a Malaysian factor altogether however is one thing quite common abroad.
Simply ask Adam Levine, David Ferrer, Alicia Keys and Gal Gadot.
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