Report: Huawei punishes employees behind embarrassing iPhone tweet

The Huawei Mate S.

When you tweet, your tweet will often be marked with details about the specific client software and computing device used to create the tweet. And this can be a source of major embarrassment for people who do social media work for smartphone manufacturers.

In the final minutes of 2018, the official @Huawei account wished everyone happy New Year. It was a nice enough sentiment, but people quickly noticed that it was posted using an iPhone—which is awkward when the whole purpose of the account is to promote Huawei’s phones.

Huawei deleted the tweet, but not before people captured screenshots of it.

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