This is the South Korea flag:
This is the Pepsi logo:
At last week’s opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, apparently some folks mistook the Korean flag for the Pepsi logo and reacted accordingly–including those who were outraged by the “commercialization” of the Olympics by the inclusion of the “Pepsi logo” (as if the Olympics have never been commercialized ever):
I for one am sick and tired of the commercialization of the olympics. South Korea making a giant human Pepsi logo during the opening ceremonies?? For shame. pic.twitter.com/9lu0z1xTll
— KurtisBlowVEVO (@BWetherJohnson) February 9, 2018
So let me just leave these right here without commentary (and yes, some of these tweets were meant to be tongue-in-cheek):
First glance it looks like a Pepsi commercial. pic.twitter.com/9UKXkux0vU
— Owen Russell (@OrussellRussell) February 9, 2018
Me: Mom look at this, amazing right?
Mom: What is that. Pepsi.
Me: Mom, noooo. It's South Korea's flag
— Bad Dess (@RVisGoddess) February 9, 2018
For some reason I really want a Pepsi 🤔 https://t.co/8OUs2GXPLY
— Raphael de l'Ghetto (@KonaDrake) February 9, 2018
— Martin Ross (@martingrantross) February 9, 2018
— Ben Torgersen (@TorgersenBen) February 9, 2018