In case you haven’t heard the news, Burger King’s Twitter account got hacked. It was bound to happen sometime, right? This is the type of story that makes makes McDonald’s say, “I’m lovin’ it!™”
(Side Note: The man who wrote that famous McDonald’s jingle committed suicide in 2008.)
In this day and age you never know what will happen on the interwebz, and to that I tip my hat and say…top rAMEN.
Burger King gets hacked, but who was behind the attack?
There has been a bit of speculation circulating the net. But I am left wondering if the Hamburglar was behind this streak of malicious genius?
Naw… I’m pretty sure it has something to do with the hacktivists associated with the group Anonymous. It seems they left their iconic stamp on things.
What Was Changed?
Not only was Burger King’s Twitter name changed to “McDonald’s,” but even their profile photo and background image was switched out. …and of course once Burger King took notice of the social media hijacking they immediately had Twitter suspend their account. But really, who even wants to follow a shitty burger chain? It’s not like their tweets are even remotely entertaining or relevant.
On a personal note, I truly prefer the “new” face of Burger King and the slew of tongue-in-cheek tweets. They are much more entertaining and slightly philosophical. Bwahahaha!!!
Here is a few of the best ones (images open to full-size):
Burger King gets hacked and McDonald’s denies any involvement. I guess it was in their best interest to wash their hands from any wrong doing as soon as possible.
Even the a social media consultant for the Wendy’s fastfood empire got in on the action with this tweet: “My real life nightmare is playing out over on @BurgerKing.”
Mmmmm Horse Meat…
…I wonder if this hack has to do anything with the recent horse meat fiasco?
In January Burger King had admitted that burgers containing horse meat were being sold at it’s restaurants in Ireland and the U.K. (…and to think that I thought Europe was supposed to have better food standards than America) Burger FAIL!
Will they change their practices?
Perhaps this embarrassing hack will be enough to encourage Burger King to fix the quality of it’s food…or at the very least begin using a more secure password.
Has anyone at the Burger King corporation even visited one of their restaurants to check up on the quality? I mean seriously…their beef patties taste like ground up earthworms, cardboard and Elmer’s Glue!
I challenge you to check out the quality and appearance of their food if you ever happen to dine there again. It looks nothing like the picture. BLEH! You’re certainly are not having it your way…you’re having it the sloppy way.
The last time I ate there the burger looked like it had been stuffed in someone’s back pocket. Yum Yum.
Dude, just make your burgers at home…save your cash. Learn how to cook. ;)
They did it for the lulz:
That’s all for now…but I will leave you with a few of my favorite Burger King and McDonald’s gifs: