01/27/2014 10:14 am ET Updated Jan 27, 2014

Microsoft Apologizes For A Tweet That Implied Older Women Can't Use Computers

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Microsoft on Friday apologized for promoting its cloud-computing service, Windows Azure, with a marketing campaign that implied: "So easy, even an older woman can do it."

An earlier tweet on its @WindowsAzure Twitter account showed a picture of a woman with the words: "What do you do when your 68-year-old secretary needs Active Directory Multi-Factor Authentication? Ask Dear Azure."

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