Samsung sponsored athlete tweets about his Galaxy S4 using an iPhone

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Companies who pay celebrities to tweet about their device need to do some screening before turning these folks loose on the internet. In yet another well-intentioned, but embarrassing tweet, Spanish tennis player David Ferrer crooned about his Galaxy S4 using an iPhone. The tweet said Ferrer said was “configuring S Health on my new #GalaxyS4 to help with training @SamsungMobile,” but the tagline on the tweet shows that it originated not from an Android app, but from “Twitter for iPhone.”

This isn’t the first time such a public faux pas has been picked up by the masses. Earlier this year, Alicia Keys was caught tweeting from an iPhone, while she claimed to be a diehard BlackBerry user and was a public spokeswoman for the Canadian company. Last year, Orpah also professed her love for the Microsoft Surface tablet while tweeting from her iPad.

[Via Pocket-Lint]

  • Roaduardo

    *Little girl giggle* Totes embarrassing..

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