Did Samsung Hire These Protestors to Chant Outside the Apple Store? [Video]

Did Samsung Hire These Protestors to Chant Outside the Apple Store? [Video]

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Samsung may have sent buses full of hired protestors to chant in front of the Apple Store in Sydney, according to Mumbrella.

The campaign – believed to be a local activation by Tongue for the global launch of the Samsung Galaxy S3 smart phone, a rival to the iPhone - centres around a staged protest outside the Apple Story in Sydney.

A black bus branded 'Wake up.' saw people chant the slogan and wave placards outside the store, which was recorded by video blogger Nate "Blunty" Burr who claimed to have been at the venue by coincidence.

There is also a website at wake-up-australia.com.au featuring nothing but a large countdown timer.

Take a look at the video below...

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Lucas - April 27, 2012 at 1:51pm
A rival to the iPhone?! ...not likely, numbers will tell the tale! In this world, that number is TOTAL SALES BITCHES!!!
Pain Reaper - April 27, 2012 at 12:38pm
And all the scared and pathetic company called Samsung managed with this was to put consumer focus on Apple instead of their upcoming phone.. Why doesn't Samsung just do their thing instead of this pathetic attempt to say that every iPhone user is a weak minded and brainwashed individual..? Samsung are clearly threatened and scared by Apple and they show it in a really sad way..
switch - April 26, 2012 at 11:57pm
where's the news post about the new samsung 1.4ghz quad core cpu that will be going into the SGS3? Or do you not want to scare away the iphone fanboys =l. Don't worry 99% are too ignorant/naive to consider any phone as a feasible replacement for their precious iphone so you're safe.
Kit - April 27, 2012 at 2:24am
Yep. It needs that kind of processing power to run that piece of shit operating system you call Android. Why an OS requires hardware acceleration to drive the multitouch UI, just beggars belief. But it's why you need a 1.2 Ghz processor. Enjoy your POS. you deserve it.
Your-Moma - April 27, 2012 at 4:00am
You tell em kit! Also might I mention on the news last week it showed Samsung store in china had girls in skimpy clothing dancing outside their store to attract customers... Lame and sad Samsung
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