RIYADH – A Saudi company faced social media flak after it on aired tv advertisement in which it replaced a woman by an inflammable ball in swinging pool making it go viral on social media.
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— SacoOffers عروض ساكو (@Saco_KSA) June 4, 2017
SACO a retail company posted this add on its official Twitter account in which the image shows a family is refreshing in swimming pool that was in flagrant contradiction with the original image.
After the picture went viral on social media, people criticised the company after comparing the original image in which woman can be seen in the pool with her family.
وهاذي الأصلية اللي تم تشويها، بدلوا المرأة ببالون كارتون وعتموا على صدر الرجال والأطفال pic.twitter.com/KufT8MUr7T
— أحمد الزياني (@alzayaniAR) June 4, 2017
My eyes just popped out. What on earth is this monstrosity?
— VISHAL (@VishalManve12) June 5, 2017
Kingdom of Saudia Arabia has strict rules for making woman to do hijab or wear abaya for going out.
Last year in December 2016, a woman was detained by police for removing abaya in street in capital Riyadah.