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Microsoft apologises for 'sexist' Xbox One ad, takes it down

Here we go again: Microsoft has apologised, and taken down a promo for the Xbox One that was criticised as sexist.

By November 30, 2013

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Facebook forced to respond to violent sexist images

Facebook says users who share "cruel and insensitive content" will have to post it using their real names, in response to a campaign.

By May 29, 2013

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Samsung: Sorry about that sexist show

In the wake of its slightly perturbing Galaxy S4 launch, Samsung accepts criticism of a South African presentation that featured, yes, swimsuited dancers.

By March 24, 2013

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Samsung GS4 launch: Tone-deaf and shockingly sexist

I don't get offended very often. But Samsung's long parade of '50s-era female stereotypes, in the midst of an entirely other long parade of bad stereotypes, just put me over the edge. Oh, they announced a phone? You'd barely know it.

By March 14, 2013

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The games industry is sexist: here's more than #1reasonwhy

Twitter hashtag #1reasonwhy has taken off, with men and women in the games industry explaining why it still has a long way to go.

By November 28, 2012

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Silly Asus makes sexist tweet

For reasons not entirely obvious, Asus posts an image with a rather obviously sexist caption that attracts rather less favorable publicity.

By June 4, 2012

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Dell apologizes for hiring sexist summit moderator

Dell "sincerely apologizes" for offensive jokes by a moderator at its Copenhagen, Denmark, partner summit in April -- a few weeks later, and only on its Google+ page. Better than nothing, we suppose.

By May 15, 2012

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Sitcom 'Selfie' pokes fun at our social-media addictions

Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?

By October 2, 2014

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Samsung ad: Galaxy Note is sexy secretary in short skirt

Wanting you to forget the iPhone 6, Samsung releases new ads that celebrate the September 3 launch of its Galaxy Note 4. One contains unfortunate dialogue. It then disappears from YouTube.

By August 27, 2014

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OnePlus launches, then deletes 'Ladies First' promo contest

Before launching a promotional contest hyping a product, you should probably think hard about what that contest says to your customers.

By August 12, 2014