who is the iphone girl?

A Chinese factory worker has become an internet sensation after a photo posing for an iPhone camera shot was left on the device. The iPhone eventually ended up in the hands of a British customer who posted the photo up on an Apple message board. Since then, the photo has gone around the world, with legions of curious people trying to identifying the mystery worker: Mystery 'iPhone Girl' generates Internet intrigue.

The photo features a young Asian woman working on what appears to be an iPhone assembly line. Dressed in a pink striped outfit and hat and wearing white gloves with yellow fingertips, the "iPhone Girl" is shown smiling and flashing the peace sign. (It's genetic. The two fingers automatically fly up whenever an Asian person is in the presence of a camera.)

An internet superstar is born! Taiwan-based Foxconn, which makes the iPhone for Apple, has confirmed that the girl in the photo has been identified, but says her job is not at risk and has called the incident a "beautiful mistake"—whatever that means. So, reportedly, she's not fired (I'm a little skeptical about this): iPhone Factory Worker Girl Still Has Her Job.

Meanwhile, the unnamed employee is apparently a bit disturbed and freaked out by all the media attention: 'iPhone Girl' Finds Fame And Fear On The Production Line. Accept it, young lady. Embrace it. You are the iPhone Girl.

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