Washington, Aug 27: Software giant Microsoft apologised on Wednesday, Aug 27, for editing out a black man from an advertisement run in Poland.
The ad featured three business people, a white woman, a black man and an Asian man, sitting around a conference table.
The same photo was used by Microsoft for an ad run in Poland but the black man had been edited out of the image and replaced with a white man.
"We apologised, fixed the error and we are looking into how it happened," said Lou Gellos, a Microsoft spokesman.
On Microsoft's official page on the social network site Twitter, described it as "a marketing mistake" and offers "sincere apologies."