Media Markt apologizes after being accused of “macho” for a tweet about women and video games

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  • The German company has an account on Twitter dedicated to the world of video games.
  • In a publication, deleted after, compared to the girls who were playing only for postureo, and to the ‘gamers’ of truth.

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The German multinational Media Markt deleted a tweet in your account dedicated to video games after receiving several criticisms, accusing you of macho to the message. Subsequently, the firm apologized.

In particular, Media Markt Games published a tweet in which he compared the girls who are really ‘gamers’, or fans of video games and those are only for a pose. “After these kings, we will see many Posers is not a gamer” (sic), it was the message of the company, accompanied by a cartoon of a girl ‘gamer’ and one that is not really.

After being criticized for expressing a stereotype macho, Media Markt deleted the tweet, and then apologized.

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Media Markt apologizes after being accused of “macho” for a tweet about women and video games
Source: english  
January 7, 2018


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