VW pulls Instagram post criticized for racial overtones

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen Group has withdrawn an Instagram snippet intended to encourage the most recent Golf model just after social media customers criticized the video clip for utilizing likely discriminating motifs.

The snippet confirmed a person with dim pores and skin moved all over like a marionette by a large white hand just before becoming snipped into the entrance of the Petit Colon cafe in Buenos Aires. The cafe is upcoming to the common Teatro Colon named just after Italian explorer and colonist Christopher Columbus.

Some social-media customers suggested that floating letters in the video clip briefly spelled a pejorative

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