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Language learning app Duolingo under fire after its social media team leaves “Insensitive” one-liners About Amber Heard under a viral TikTok video.
In the video, Hurd suggested she was the target of an online hate campaign, saying: “You can look up any of us online and find out who’s been abused.”
“You all think amber watch tiktok?” the official Duolingo account commented below the clip.
The comment has since been removed from NBC News TikTok below. The Washington Post has reached out to Duolingo for comment.
The joke was quickly condemned by angry social media users, many of whom took to Twitter to slam the company for intervening in a sensitive legal case.
“On what planet does a brand — even @duolingo — think it’s cool to make a joke about an alleged victim of domestic violence? The Depp fan bubble on TikTok is very real, but no brand should be near it,” One person blew up, Their tweet garnered over 44,000 likes.
“I’m going to sue Duolingo just to make a point,” another angersuggesting that Hurd should take legal action against the company.
“We are awaiting a statement explaining why your team thinks domestic violence is a joke!” 3rd person Tweet directly to Duolingo.
Not everyone, however, was outraged by the fact that the company was involved in the trial, with one accusing Hurd’s supporters of holding on to the anger at straws.
“You guys don’t care about that, right? TikTok comments from Duolingo?” asked the Twitter user.
Some companies may feel compelled to comment on the ongoing legal drama to stay relevant as the court case is drawing people across the United States.
A recent analysis by social media monitoring firm NewsWhip shows that Americans more interested in Depp v. Hurd trial than they appear in news stories about inflation, abortion or the war in Ukraine.
In fact, the trial has been broadcast on social media, with tens of thousands of videos related to the case Created on TikTok.
On the app, videos with hashtags “#JusticeForJohnnny” It has been viewed a staggering 13.4 billion times. Most of the clips created on TikTok criticized Hurd and her testimony.
Depp sues Heard for defamation 2018 Washington Post Column The “Aquaman” star wrote that she said she was a victim of sexual violence. She did not specifically name Depp in the article, but it was written after Hurd filed for a restraining order against her ex-husband in 2016 over abuse allegations.
Depp is seeking $50 million in damages. Heard has filed a $100 million countersuit.