Ohio State got slammed for its latest graphics tweet
The tweet is still up, too.
The Ohio State University offered fans a free desktop and iPhone background Wednesday that simply stated “SILENCE,” and that probably wasn’t the best of decisions considering everything that’s happened in the last three months.
Of course, Urban Meyer was suspended for the first three games of the season. Meyer was embroiled in the Zach Smith, Courtney Smith scandal in which Courtney accused Zach of domestic abuse. Meyer has strongly denied any cover up of alleged abuse by Smith, but he certainly failed to make the proper management actions relating to Smith’s misconduct.
On Wednesday following a tumultuous start to the season with respect to the scandal and suspension, the Buckeyes released this background on Twitter:
Following the tweet, the Buckeyes got crushed for their “tone-deaf” wallpaper:
THE tone-deaf university https://t.co/lWmFGHqVid
— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) September 27, 2018
This is so tone deaf it deserves some kind of award: https://t.co/XcsAZSV8PM
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) September 27, 2018
Maybe not the best graphics move here given your cover up of domestic violence, guys. https://t.co/pQy3Vxmqq1
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) September 27, 2018
It’s official: no one in Columbus thinks about how things might be perceived before they put them out into the world. https://t.co/Sr8hXgD6LI
— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_SEC) September 27, 2018
Well this backfired on them with the quickness. https://t.co/OdtgVY7g3D
— Aaron Suttles (@AaronSuttles) September 27, 2018
Ohio State Football, fresh off a scandal where their beloved coach admitted he did not speak up about a domestic abuser on staff, debuts a new marketing campaign called "Silence."
"Silence the white noise." https://t.co/hUwNFY5sno
— Astead (@AsteadWesley) September 27, 2018
Agree , @OSUCoachMeyer is very good at silence ….🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔
— PSU#WeAre (@jackdad6) September 26, 2018
Fixed that for you pic.twitter.com/hhscpLhw9k
— LG (@LGhail) September 27, 2018
Now hiring social media director at @OhioStateFB… can y’all seriously be this tone deaf
— Jason Moore (@CoachJayMo) September 27, 2018
— Don Thomas (@donovanmthomas) September 27, 2018
— rich schellhase (@richschellhase) September 27, 2018
Wow you guys are tone deaf. The irony in this tweet is off the charts.
— bearphoot (@bearphoot) September 27, 2018
Silence? Nah. More like tone deaf.
— Boozy McHound (@BoozyMcHound) September 27, 2018