NHL Team Receives Backlash For Photoshopping Masks On Fans
Provided By - Video Elephant on March 08, 2021
The Pittsburgh Penguins have received backlash after photoshopping masks onto fans in a photo posted to Twitter.
Two fans who had their masks below their noses were photoshopped so that the masks properly covered their faces.
A woman who was not wearing a mask was also cropped out of the photo.
Fans quickly noticed the altered image and criticized the team on social media.
The team has released a statement saying their social media team “should never send out altered photos”.
This is a violation of our social media and safety policy, and this staffer has been disciplined, Pittsburgh Penguins statement