• YouTuber Shunned by Adidas, Coca-Cola After Racist World Cup Joke

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The world's no stranger to social-media scandals that unleash a firestorm. Now, it's Brazil's turn.
    When French player Kylian Mbappe ran at an impressive 23 miles an hour in a June 30 World Cup match, Brazilian YouTuber Julio Cocielo tweeted the soccer star could pull off a top "arrastao," using the Portuguese word for a type of crime in Brazil in which groups of thieves rush their victims and snatch whatever they can before racing off.
    The backlash against the social media star was immediate. Cocielo, 25, whose "Scoundrel" YouTube channel has almost 17 million subscribers, was flooded...
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