Microsoft backs up on KIN sexting accusations, apologizes for pec-gate

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Microsoft has never been one to be known to stand by the courage of their convictions, and I am sure the furore surrounding the showing of the male chest caught them very much by surprise.

It is therefore also no surprise that they have backed down pretty quickly and removed that part of the video, and has tweeted via their Safer Online Twitter account that they do not endorse sexting in any way.

While we can appreciate that perception is very important for a phone aimed at younger people and which in many cases will have to be paid for by parents, we cant help but feel that Microsoft had an opportunity to gain some Cool points with exactly their target market and completely dropped the ball.

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Source: LA Times via

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