Tennis player David Ferrer accidentally tweets Samsung Galaxy S4 ad from his Apple iPhone

“Spanish tennis player David Ferrer sent a tweet out to his more than 350,000 followers noting his pleasure with using Samsung’s new Galaxy S4, but accidentally sent the message from his iPhone,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for AppleInsider.

“Ferrer intended to send out a tweet stating he was very happy with his #GalaxyS4 and that he was ‘configuring S Health on my new #GalaxyS4 to help with training @SamsungMobile,'” Dilger reports. “He neglected to notice that the advertisement was being labeled as ‘via Twitter from iPhone’ because he actually uses an iPhone.”

“Before scrambling to take it down, the message was noted by Jaime Novoa and picked up by the Spanish edition of the Huffington Post,” Dilger reports. “After reposting the message without the telltale iPhone reference, his tweet was heckled by couple followers, one who wrote ‘Pues bien que lo envías desde un iPhone @SamsungMobile’ (‘I send from an iPhone’). Another made reference to his ‘iPhoneGalaxy4.'”

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MacDailyNews Take: Shades of Oprah. More money well-spent by the criminals at Samsung. The plastic knockoff peddlers should have spent some of it on build quality.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

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34 Comments

  1. It happens almost every time.

    Once Oprah advertised Samsung on Apple’s devices, another time supermodels (or whoever) that Samsung invited to their SGS presentation flashed their iPhones left and right. I could not remember other stories, but there were plenty.

    Cheap squeaky plastic of SGS does not fit to people who want something classy and refined.

    1. These expose’s of Samsung “testimonial” shills are going to be quite beneficial to iPhone.

      Who, that doesn’t live in a cave, is going to believe that future Samsung “testimonials” are nothing more than paid shills (using iPhones)?

        1. Sick and sad. This country just might be doomed.

          FUD. But I understand the sentiment. Just don’t pretend F-T that your Neo-Con-Job pals aren’t prime crooks behind that ‘doom.’ What a gang of blithering, self-destructive dicks. (Not that the Democrats have guts enough to stop our Corporate Oligarchy’s machinations)

          If ‘doom’ happens, there’s plenty of blame for corruption and stupidity to go around. A plague on both your parties.

  2. Reminds me of when Steve Ballmer was showing off the new Microsoft Vista OS on a Macbook. He had know idea what laptop it was. He was only happy that it didn’t crash that day. He assumed it was a HP or Dell laptop.

    I am going to miss the Dancing Monkey when they let him go. Maybe he can get a job a Blackberry or Nokia and keep the magic flowing.

  3. When you can only chase your competition with the same trade dress; what the hell, buy some cheap Escorts to hang on your jock strap.

    Shades of Microsoft under Bill Gates.

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