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One woman's face ends up on hundreds of ads across the world, Twitter stunned

Shubnum Khan, the South African author, in a Twitter thread, explained how one photoshoot in her college days unknowing led to her becoming the face of multiple campaigns without her knowledge. 

Written by: India TV Buzz Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: July 30, 2018 12:49 IST ]
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Twitter is stunned after reading this author's story

Similar faces of smiling men and women on a number of advertisements is not a new thing, however, when a woman’s face gets featured in hundreds of ads without her knowing is kind of creepy. Similar is the case of one South African author who took to Twitter to address the issue when she found out how her photos were being used for various purposes without her knowing.

Shubnum Khan, the South African author, in a Twitter thread, explained how one photoshoot in her college days unknowing led to her becoming the face of multiple campaigns without her knowledge. From advertisements to campaigns to testimonials, Shubnum Khan has become been associated with everything however, she isn’t even aware they exist. She found out first time about it six years ago when randomly one of her images popped up on Canadian newspaper promoting rights of immigration.

However, she was okay with the campaign and didn’t object. She thought it was a one time deal but she didn’t know what as coming.over the years, her pictures were used globally from America to China to sell products in ads, billboards, magazines over a zillion times without her any knowledge. Moreover, her identity, nationality have also been changed in each of them.

This is her story and as creepy as it was, one must read it get awareness about such strange things. After reading this, Twitterati was definitely stunned. Here are some of the amazed reactions-

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