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Bloggers on the recognition of Tim Cook: Samsung copies and is
Apple CEO Tim Cook in a column in the business magazine Bloomberg Businessweek reported that he is gay. In runet actively discuss what the future is now waiting for a company in Russia.
In the author’s column, which was released early Thursday morning US time, Tim Cook said publicly for the first time about his sexual orientation. According to the magazine Fortune, among the current leaders of the 500 largest companies in the US version of this publication, Cook only openly admitted that he is gay.
While overseas users discuss touching message top manager, Russian-speaking bloggers advance began making fun of homophobes who are unlikely to abandon their beliefs for the sake of gadgets. BBC offers a selection of the most striking statements.
“Tim Cook, president Epple said,” that he was proud to be gay. ” Well guys, it will boycott the products? “- Asks the chief editor of Radio” Echo of Moscow “Venediktov.
“Tim Cook – gay. there are homophobes ready to get rid of freshly bought sixth iPhone? ready to accept the gift, “- writesmorkvo (original spelling retained).
Unexpectedly became the object of ridicule Samsung, which, according to the bloggers would not stand and try to copy this “idea” Apple.
“Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that he was gay. Now we are waiting for the head of Samsung announced that it goraaazdo more gay “- jokesAksharPathak.
Threat to Apple’s business
However, many have stated quite seriously about the future rejection of Apple gadgets and the threat to the business.
“Tim Cook is blue. Everything Apple’s sales in Russia will fall now. Its not advised that we do not komingaut adopted “- wrote a famous businessman Oleg Tinkoff (original spelling retained).
The author of the first in Russia against the bill “propaganda of homosexuality” (subsequently implemented at the federal level), deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, Vitaly Milonov did not oppose all products Apple, limiting the prohibition to enter Russia for Tim Cook.
“What can we bring? The Ebola virus, AIDS, gonorrhea? They’ve got all promiscuous. Prohibit entry forever. […] Thus it increases sales “, – quotes agency policy.
“Everyone knows that Tim Cook likes to relax in Ryazan and Saratov he almost lives!” – A joke in response to the user.
Activist “God’s Will” Dmitry Tsorionov, better known by the nickname Ente, for his part, urged the company to burn gadgets.
“Our movement encourages citizens to get rid of the Russian company’s products Apple, burning it and laying a network of video with the caption # AppleGo2Hell. In the future, by the presence of your phone or tablet Apple, we can easily identify unreliable citizens “- writes Ente.
A separate question is whether it is worth so eager to discuss the statement of Apple. Especially because the orientation of Tim Cook, and so for the majority was not a secret.
“Apple CEO Tim Cook admitted homosexuality management by Apple and you have two hands,” – says Sergey D.
However, the dissatisfaction caused, of course, not only the application of Cook.
“The head of Apple: to be gay – a gift from God. Yeah, so, Tim. Well, where is iPhone 6, which you promised me ?! “- this record has appeared in your account TweetsofGod. This post has collected more than 3,000 retweets, or inclusions in the “Favorites”.
The US stock market reacted calmly to the statement of Cook – apparently, investors saw no direct connection between personal life and business as the head of Apple. However, it’s unclear how the statement Cook affect the company’s business on conservative markets such as Russia, the Middle East and parts of Africa, the newspaper notes.
Head of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, meanwhile, approved a public statement of the general director of Apple.
“Thank you, Tim, for a demonstration of what it means to be a real, brave and true leader,” – wrote Zuckerberg, providing a record reference to Article Cook for Bloomberg Businessweek.
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