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Microsoft Apologizes For 'Crass' Amy Winehouse Tweet

Posted on the 27 July 2011 by Gerard @presurfer
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Microsoft received much Twitter flak after a small PR account for its Xbox system encouraged followers to remember recently deceased musician Amy Winehouse by purchasing her last album on the company's entertainment marketplace, Zune. After about an hour of retweets Microsoft tweeted a follow up.
Apologies to everyone if our earlier Amy Winehouse 'download' tweet seemed purely commercially motivated. Far from the case, we assure you. With Amy Winehouse's passing, the world has lost a huge talent. Our thoughts are with Amy's family and friends at this very sad time.The Presurfer

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