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WLJ

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"Amazon is literally Hitler"
« on: March 02, 2021, 11:27:29 AM »

I see racist symbols everywhere now showing on Amazon Prime

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The e-commerce giant introduced the new icon in January to replace the symbol of a shopping cart with one featuring a brown box with a jagged piece of blue tape above the company’s iconic smile-shaped arrow.

But sharp-eyed users noticed the tape disturbingly recalled the Führer’s toothbrush mustache.

“It’s not just a ripped scotch tape, it’s a ripped scotch tape that has a similar shape and is right on top of a smiling mouth. Looks like a happy little cardboard Adolf to me,” one person said on Twitter.

“Amazon’s new app logo be lookin like they’re the THIRD most downloaded in the ‘Reich’ section,” another said, referring to the Nazi regime.



Amazon tweaks app icon after comparisons made to Hitler
https://nypost.com/2021/03/02/amazon-tweaks-app-icon-after-comparisons-made-to-hitler/?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=NYPTwitter&utm_medium=SocialFlow

Busted: Amazon quietly fixes their app logo after getting called out for blatant Adolf Hitler imagery [pics]
https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2021/03/02/busted-amazon-quietly-fixes-their-app-logo-after-getting-called-out-for-blatant-adolf-hitler-imagery-pics/

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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2021, 11:37:51 AM »

"blatant"

A piece of blue tape on a cardboard box is blatant Hitler imagery.  ;/
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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2021, 11:51:20 AM »

Well, the partnership between the state and corporations in controlling the economy and populace is a major facet of fascism. Whether the symbolism is on purpose or not who knows?

I've also heard the arrow swish described as a big pecker on the side of the delivery trucks.

People see things that aren't there or maybe are they are there on purpose, once again, who knows?
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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2021, 12:03:05 PM »

Always Hitler, never Charlie Chaplin.
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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2021, 12:03:31 PM »

Well, the partnership between the state and corporations in controlling the economy and populace is a major facet of fascism. Whether the symbolism is on purpose or not who knows?

I've also heard the arrow swish described as a big pecker on the side of the delivery trucks.


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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2021, 12:10:14 PM »

"..cannot be unseen"

Thanks a lot.

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Welcome to the party, that's what I though it was first time I saw it. Kept asking myself how did they get away with that?
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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2021, 01:33:13 PM »

I sort of thought the Amazon arrow was the image of Peyronie's disease. :P
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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2021, 11:51:17 PM »

Always Hitler, never Charlie Chaplin.

Or Oliver Norville Hardy. :facepalm:
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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2021, 03:49:43 PM »

"blatant"
A piece of blue tape on a cardboard box is blatant Hitler imagery.  ;/
Did you discover the same thing I did?
I thought it was absurd that someone would call it blatant. I mean, even calling it subtle would be quite a stretch, but what halfwit thinks that's blatant?
After reading the article and the linked twitter threads, I didn't find anyone who actually called it that (besides twitchy). Gotta spice up that headline I guess.  :mad:
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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2021, 03:59:58 PM »

Twitchy has gotten ridiculous with their pearl clutching headlines.  It's part of the role swapping between the conservatives and liberal internet that happened this winter. 

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Re: "Amazon is literally Hitler"
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2021, 04:19:04 PM »

Twitchy has gotten ridiculous with their pearl clutching headlines.  It's part of the role swapping between the conservatives and liberal internet that happened this winter.

Twitchy is really embracing the clickbait as of late.
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