Tennis star David Ferrer tweets his love for Samsung Galaxy S4 from his iPhone

Tennis star David Ferrer tweets his love for Samsung Galaxy S4 from his iPhone
We have seen this stuff before but it is always worthy of noting because of the overt irony involved. Earlier today, Spanish tennis champ David Ferrer took to Twitter to share how happy he was with his new Samsung Galaxy S4 and how configuring S Health was going to help him with his training.

As luck would have it, Ferrer sent that Tweet from his iPhone and almost immediately the folks among his 368,000 followers caught on, took screen images and spread the word before the tweet was removed.

The damage is done however, and even the Spanish edition of The Huffington Post did a write up about the Twitter-faux-pas. The last high-profile tweet that raised the eyebrow of irony was when Oprah sent a tweet to her 18 million followers endorsing the Microsoft Surface RT from her iPad.

Ferrer’s Twitter account re-tweeted his endorsement of the Galaxy S4, this time not tweeted from an iOS device, but the fans were on to him, taunting him with ribs like “iPhoneGalaxy4” and the like. In the meantime, Ferrer needs to get back to training.

via: Apple Insider

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22 Comments

1. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Slow news day, huh?

2. mydi.maus unregistered

loves the GS4 but uses his iphone=iphone

3. BillyG

Posts: 305; Member since: Sep 24, 2012

it shows that quality never lies.

4. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

His manager should has done his due diligent and tweet on his behalf with a proper sponsored Samsung galaxy S4 64G.

5. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

That was stupid. and its probably slow news day

6. SkOne

Posts: 105; Member since: May 02, 2012

Samsung probably paid him too.

7. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

maybe he got bored with his iphone.. btw nice decision if he choose the s4... if not maybe the htc one isn't bad either..

8. Quezdagreat

Posts: 428; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

Haha fail

9. blingblingthing

Posts: 979; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Why would he be using an iPhone and having a S4? Maybe this was retaliation over a late S4.

10. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

roger federer and rafael nadal still my favorite.

11. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

he was paid to do that subtle endorsement but he forgot that people may know what device he's actually using to post his tweets. he had no plans of moving to s4 but he just had to do that tweet for the endorsement.

12. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Haha.... samsung can paid him but will never stop him from using iphone. At the end of the day all rich people just want Premium devices Not some Chinese plastic toy

16. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

That's what I love about the internet. Everyone knows what everyone else wants, even though they know nothing about them. Just amazing.

17. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Haha boom! Well said :)

18. SoulEater1667

Posts: 23; Member since: Apr 18, 2013

Take this yudi.nemesis , like your comment.

20. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Not only yudi, count also comments # 11 & 13 haha

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Hahaha.........Samsung paid him to do this stupid thing, I love Samsung Galaxy S4 blah blah blah! xD

14. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Haha 11 12 13, lol More of paid people

15. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Someone in his publicist group should be fired for this.

19. garz_pa

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Why is this news? It's not like he has an endorsement deal with Apple and violated it..

21. kenobi

Posts: 35; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Eh he got bored before the 140th characters huh, that was warp 9,8. My lumia survived for at least 3 days before I got bored. What an after-life companion.

22. b1acktiger

Posts: 223; Member since: May 19, 2012

Lol :D

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