WTF MLK on Apple Home Page.. Pandering?

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  1. Tickle Shits

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    http://www.apple.com

    He was a great man, but this is blatant pandering... what say you. Of all of the great people in history black/white/hispanic. They choose MLK only?
     
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    They've changed the page to note the passing of many notable figures, so what's the big deal if they change the page for a day to tribute MLK's legacy?

    It was changed for George Harrison, Nelson Mandela, Robin Williams, Steve Jobs, Rosa Parks, Gregory Hines, etc. Their "Think Different" campaign tips a hat to all sorts of people who made a mark.

    ...now if there was MLK-"sale" in the app store today, yes - I'd call it pandering.
     
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    Google did it too. I think it's mandatory today.
    I'm going to see if I can find a blaek owl for my av to mark the occasion.
     
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    The whole notion that we have a federal holiday for MLK is pandering.
     
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    I don't know, but I do know one thing. That guy had some big-ass nostroes. :grad:
     
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    Maybe just maybe it could be a sign of respect?
     
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    Wow... pandering? Guess only important white folks in history should be on the home page during their federal holiday? Some white people are so fucked up in their mentality.
     
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    Not changing it for any occasion is always an option. :dontknow:
     
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    Would they maybe have a christmas tree on christmas? I dont know if its hardline pandering if they put his picture up on the actual holiday.
     
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    Except it's a company that can do whatever the f it wants with it's website. Some people need to step off the Wahmbulance.
     
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    Martin Luther King Day is the worst timed holiday of the year. I have no real objection to the reason behind the holiday, but the day it falls on is obnoxious. Make it January 2nd, or better yet, sometime in February.
     
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    Probably.
     
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    I guess you missed the part where I said he was a great man. And there black/white/Hispanic people that were just as important. Why ONLY MLK.

    Lincoln wasn't equally important ? If not more? Didn't see anything on Lincolns birthday.
     
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    It's MLK day. They change it all the time. Is there someone more important today?
     
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    Id prefer it was February 30th. Its a JV holiday at best.
     
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    I've seen it changed 3 time. For Steve,Maya Angelou and MLK. I think it was maya I could be wrong.

    If you don't think this was a marketing decision you're crazy. Nothing in a 1/2 trillion dollar company goes out without sign off
     
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    If they only change it periodically like that then yes I agree its pandering.
     
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    WTF?!?! :jj:
     
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    Disagree. But not worth debating. Love that we can agree to disagree on this and still skewer Beth and Howard.
     
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