Samsung donates $3 millions to charity funds as a thank-you for the selfie picture on the Oscars made with Samsung Galaxy Note 3, by Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres. The picture broke twitter records for re-tweeting. It was re-tweeted more than 2.6 million times. South Korea-based electronic company got their product presented on U.S. television audience of more than 43 million viewers. As a thank-you Samsung donates $3 millions in two charity funds. This is not first time for Samsung to donate to charity.
As U.S. spokeswoman (Ashley Wimberly) for Samsung said, the money will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Humane Society.
“We wanted to say thanks for doing this,” Wimberly said in an interview. “It was an incredible moment.”