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McDonald's Twitter Campaign Backfiring :P

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by vinayamb25, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. vinayamb25

    vinayamb25 Registered Member

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    Have you guys heard about Mcdonald's Twitter campaign lately ??

    This is what happened:

    They started a twitter campaign on 18th January using hashtag #MeetTheFarmers.

    Everything was going well until they made a blunder of posting another hastag which is #McDStories.

    Suddenly people started trolling their own stories with the same hashtag and the result can be seen on twitter right now as well.

    Check out on twitter with hashtag #McDstories.

    The one who created this campaign must be shitting his pants.
     
  2. IKbentim

    IKbentim Power Member

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    Well not really. The word got out and it was in the news EVERYWHERE every major news outlet covered it, it was on reddit, it was on the dutch tv even.

    People know McDonald's is shitty so weird stories about McDonald's won't turn people off McDonald's. If anything some people thought 'Hey McDonald's haven't had that in a while'.
     
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  3. vinayamb25

    vinayamb25 Registered Member

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    Yeah but still, reputation is all what they are try to gain through campaigns like these and at that time, watching it turning into a "mistake" would definitely make someone responsible to face some serious criticism.
     
  4. IKbentim

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    Mcdonald's is everywhere! And everyone has to say something about. Theres huge movies criticizing mcdonalds (supersize me for example). And mcdonald's is still around.. this campaign didn't lose them one bit of reputation and not a single penny.
     
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    At least they didn't have to pay for the publicity!
     
  6. gmjames

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    or is it working exactly how they engineered it to?
     
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    There is no such thing as bad publicity. They did very well.
     
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    I bet there social media monitoring tool has been going off the scale.

    Anyway they can sit back and relax in the knowledge that the secret addictive chemicals will keep us coming back.
     
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    i ♥ McDonald

    but, maybe less than them:
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    >>--> hate KFC
     
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    DAAAMMNN son, looks like your fat is covering your hands like a long woolly jumper.

    I J/K
    I luv de fatties
     
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    Since when is viral news a bad thing?

    Any publicity is good publicity.
     
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    Yea all pub is good pub. I love mcdonalds regardless of the stories.
     
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    Because their reputation as a food provider can only go up!
     
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    Even if a story came out about feces particles in every meal, I would still visit McDonalds regularly. And so would millions of others. Its McDonalds.
     
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