The YouTuber Jonathan Morrison posted selfies to Instagram that he said he’d taken with a Google Pixel 2 phone in portrait mode.
But Morrison lied, and actually took the pictures with the new iPhone XS.
Morrison, a tech reviewer, was demonstrating how people let their loyalty to a brand color their judgment of a new product.
In a video explaining the stunt, Morrison encouraged his followers to get rid of their “preconceived notions.”
The rivalry that exists between the devoted fans of Apple’s and Google’s smartphone platforms is intense and territorial. Enter Jonathan Morrison, the popular tech reviewer on YouTube, who decided it was time to teach his audience about blind loyalty to a brand.
With a little bit of trickery and misinformation, Morrison — whose channel has 2.5 million subscribers — took on the bias of Apple and Android fans.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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