This blog is updated in 2020.
McDonald’s sent out their Black Friday tweet before enjoying a McCafé and Twitter is lovin’ it.
Early Friday morning, the fast food chain tweeted, “Black Friday **** Need copy and link****”. Oops!
Hey! It’s hard to be on the internet the day after Thanksgiving — all you want to do is sleep or shop and you have to tweet? That’s rough stuff.
Of course, the tweet quickly went viral with over 12,000 retweets.
McDonald’s gamely left the tweet up and even poked fun at it:
That’s a good way for a company to handle an inevitable Twitter misfire! Now, as soon as Mickey D’s starts putting some vegetarian and vegan items on the menu, I can support them and their adorable Twitter account. HINT, HINT, RONALD.
Oh, and competitor Wendy’s issued a savage response:
POINT: The redhead with the braids.