The internet is full of memes and trolls on people, places and brands, which usually are posted and shared for simple fun or to gain few page rankings. Most of the times, such things are taken on a lighter note where no damage is being done to a person or a brand.
Below is the image that has been shared by the 2 facebook pages having over 1.8 million fans combined.
Responding quickly and seriously, KTM (India) social media team has now notified the owners of FB pages Mr. Anil Kumar and Mr. Suresh Omana and 1 unknown person, of the legal action that has been initiated against them for defaming the brand image in public and sharing false information about KTM bikes. Here the screenshot of the legal notice that has been served.
You can see the full update KTM (India) has posted on its official facebook account here.
By the time this story was written, both the pages have removed the image from their photo stream, but we managed to take the screenshot of the post where the page owner, post KTM notice is seen trying to do some damage control (or rather making it worst) by saying the problem is only with the KTM riders and not the bike.
Not to mention, lot of back bashing has been pouring in from KTM fans and owners across India with meme response that are amusing.
And finally, this one finishes it all off…
This reminds us to make sure what we post and share on social media because not everyone might see the funny side of the story. It’s ok to share your negative opinions and criticism like this one here but spreading false data and information about a well known and global brand like KTM will surely put you in hard waters.
The owners of the facebook pages have publically apologized for the misguiding post, putting the whole legal crisis to an end.
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