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Google's alternative to 'No comment' is this hilarious GIF

As journalists, we knock on the doors of dozens of companies every single day, trying to weasel out information that they have no intention of sharing. More often than not, this is the boilerplate response we get: "No comment".

tech reviews Updated: Mar 26, 2015 19:58 IST
Pranav Dixit
Pranav Dixit
Hindustan Times
Google,Richard Lewis,Daily Dot

As journalists, we knock on the doors of dozens of companies every single day, trying to weasel out information that they have no intention of sharing. More often than not, this is the boilerplate response we get: "No comment".

Google, evidently, has more sass. In response to a Daily Dot reporter's

apparent scoop

on a new YouTube live streaming plan, Google sent this:



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Richard Lewis, the Daily Dot reporter who received the GIF dismissed it initially, assuming it was an irreverent "No comment". Then, a Google spokesperson got back to him saying that "the GIF really was our official response, it technically wasn't a decline to comment and would appreciate if you could update your story."

Welcome to Public Relations 2.0

First Published: Mar 26, 2015 15:13 IST