Panasonic’s guide to killing a product quickly

After a stock imagery-based investigation, The Verge discovered that Panasonic appears to have placed a white man’s head atop a Black man’s body, and also lightened the latter’s skin to match. Which, you’ll be unsurprised to hear, is not going down well online… More here.

It highlights how you can never take for granted that anything can slip through on the internet in 2021. I suspect that this kind of manipulation is done all of the time, but when it comes to race it will be highlighted even more.

I do understand the offence, but also worry that some will take the ‘offence’ they feel far too far and this only gives more ammunition to those who have issues, those who are racist I mean.



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