Meme fest: Netizens can't keep calm after Myntra decides to change logo
Twitter users decided to share meme-fest Myntra changed its logo after a complaint was filed with the Mumbai cyber police against the logo, terming it as 'offensive'
E-commerce platform Myntra revised its logo after a complaint was filed with the Mumbai cyber police against the logo, terming it as 'offensive' and 'insulting to women'.
Twitter users decided to share meme-fest and decided to have some fun with this update. Netizens took to Twitter to make fun of company’s decision to change the logo. Check some of the funny memes and jokes below:
Meanwhile, Naaz Patel, an activist from the Avesta Foundation, had filed the complaint in December 2020 as she found the Myntra logo to be insulting and offensive towards women.
Taking up the matter in various forums and on social media, Patel alleged that the logo resembled a naked woman and demanded its removal by Myntra, besides asking for appropriate action against the firm.
Acknowledging the complaint, DCP Rashmi Karandikar from the Cyber Crime Department of Mumbai Police said that the logo was offensive in nature for women, according to media reports.
"Following the complaint, we sent an email to Myntra and its officials came and met us. The officials said they will change the logo in a month's time," the DCP said.
After meeting Karandikar, the e-commerce platform sent an e-mail mentioning that it would revise the logo on its website, app as well as on all packaging material. As of now, the new logo can be seen on the company's website.
(With inputs from IANS)