What usually happens when the Internet meets ill-founded assumptions?
Yes, you know, there’s a lot of finger-wagging, absurd justifications, political fist-pounding and of course, trolling.
Surprisingly, a matter that could have gotten out-of-hand in India’s ever-sensitive social structure has died down almost before it could be fanned into something bigger.
Here’s what happened:
And then OLX answered:
After which, they ‘clarified’:
— OLX India (@OLX_India) February 20, 2016
To which obvious questions were raised:
OLX then asked Mohsin for his contact details so they could “touch base” with him. An explanation was soon offered:
@irkaft the “packs” part got them confused.
— Sheikh Rehmatullah (@Sheikh_Rehmat) February 20, 2016
@OLX_India have called up me to Apologize due to misinterpretation of the word “PACK”. Its all fine, People lets not make an issue of this.
— Mohsin Khan (@mohsinnow) February 20, 2016
That’s the last word from a person who chose to move on.