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Dove apologizes for racially insensitive gif on Facebook

Adweek 10/09/2017

Dove posted a gif on Facebook that showed a black woman removing a skin tone colored shirt which transitioned her into a white woman, followed by the white woman doing the same, revealing a woman of Asian background. The post was criticized on social media, leading Dove to remove the gif and issue the following apology: “An image we recently posted on Facebook missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully. We deeply regret the offense it caused.”

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