I am not going to lie Internet, I am rather upset that I missed this hash tag fun on Twitter this past Thursday, January 19, 2012.
Turns out those Meet the Farmers commercials McDonald’s has been parading around on TV was just the beginning of their, “look at how fresh and real we are” campaign. Thursday McDonald’s took to social media and began promoting on Twitter.
According to reports the day began with more about the McDonald’s farmers with the promotion of #MeetTheFarmers. Later in the day McDonald’s moved to promoting #McDStories when… well to say the least things took a turn for the worst. I am sure you can imagine what comes next, if not check out the Forbes bit on it HERE and check out the tweets on Twitter HERE.
Yet just another reminder of how many are still struggling to figure out how to use the internet and even more so how to successfully use social media to promote their company or products. One day…