Samsung may have flashed a bit of cash to get Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres to appear on-stage with a Galaxy Note, but it seems that DeGeneres ditched the device backstage, as she was spotted tweeting out selfies using an iPhone.
@parislemon she’s using an iPhone backstage. pic.twitter.com/eRZlAVwq3S
— Sammy (@sbanawan) March 3, 2014
Several of DeGeneres’ other tweets featured the “via Twitter for iPhone” watermark.
DeGeneres’ decision to return to the iPhone after the show may have had something to do with the quality of her Galaxy Note images, which saw her add the hashtag “#blurry” to one Twitter update:
#Oscars #Blessed #blurry pic.twitter.com/gSo8vYJ34z
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
In conclusion, while Samsung may have succeeded in turning the Oscars into one long infomercial, it definitely failed at looking like a brand that people will use voluntarily.
Maybe they’ll have to be even more de-generous next year when it comes to writing out checks.
Source: App Advice