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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Pepsi apologizes for sexist iPhone app

Sugar-water giant Pepsi, which sells a caffeine-laced concoction called AMP Energy, has apologized for releasing an iPhone app that provides suggested pick-up lines for "getting lucky" with 24 different types of women. It even has a "Brag List" function for automating the process of boasting about conquests on Twitter and Facebook.


Blogger dt said...

pepsi is apologizing, but the publicity surround the apology is better than the publicity surrounding the app.

well played, sugar water people.

meanwhile, at esarcasm we have a slightly different take on this. we don't think that app went far enough:

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 10:26:00 AM  

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