It’s quite an embarrassing moment for a brand ambassador to get caught using other brands of the same category. Like how Samsung’s ex-brand ambassador in Russia, Ksenia Sobchak, was caught using an iPhone on a television show. But imagine the CEO of a company doing the same, what an awkward moment that would be. And that’s exactly what has happened recently!
According to a report by TOI, Realme CEO Madhav Sheth was “caught” using an iPhone on Twitter. After he recently posted a tweet about a new update for Realme 3 and 3i, people on the internet were able to catch a glimpse of ‘Twitter for iPhone’ at the bottom of the tweet!
Even though the tweet has been deleted, sources managed to take a screenshot of it. Have a look:
Even though the tweet was posted from Madhav Sheth’s official Twitter account, we aren’t sure if this was tweeted by the CEO himself. That’s because, social media handles of top officials are handled by their managers. But if this tweet was at all posted by the CEO, then that’s quite the bummer.
However, another report by Zee Business went on to reveal that the CEO was allegedly testing “renowned flagship phones” over the past few days. Madhav Sheth took to Twitter just a few hours after the ‘iPhone tweet’ incident and posted a picture of himself with 3 other phones he’d been testing, which more or less seems like a clarification.
Having used all the renowned flagship phones over the last few days. I can assure you that #realmeX2Pro is not just the #FastestChargingFlagship but also has many more category best features in the lot. #FasterSharperBolder
See you on Wednesday! pic.twitter.com/0dZ2t701m7
— Madhav '5'Quad (@MadhavSheth1) November 18, 2019
And people on the internet didn’t hold back from making jokes and meme-ing about the incident!
Realme is so bad that his CEO is tweeting from iPhone 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/bqNwQZww4T
— Alan (@Alan58034506) November 18, 2019
After using an iphone u speak this..
Yes….U are really funny mr madhav!!
— Riya Sharma (@Riya39199046) November 18, 2019
You will brag about Realme phones and in the end you will use an iPhone yourself 😒
— SOUVIK CHAKRABORTY (@souvik734) November 18, 2019
This looks like a cover up. But neatly done. 😄
— Sudip Saha (@sudip12345saha) November 18, 2019
So, u are implementing iOS replacing super garbage ColorOS ?
Hope your iPhone experience boosted your software sense
— ℍ𝔼ℝ𝕆 𝒜𝒶𝓀𝒶𝓈𝒽 (@InvincibleHER0) November 18, 2019
Realme ceo caught using IPhone 😂😂 and later he deleted that tweet pic.twitter.com/xzh28EURP7
— Jayesh Algotar™ (@JayeshAlgotar) November 17, 2019
I will start using Realme but u need to stop using iPhone pic.twitter.com/Aqo3EWauXE
— Bittu (@Baekooof) November 18, 2019
Whatever be the clarification, Mr Sheth is definitely going into the list of names who have made similar blunders!