A 16-year-old from Nevada asked Wendy's how many retweets he would need to get free Chicken Nuggets for a year. The answer was 18 million.
Somewhere along the way, United jumped in and offered a free flight to the boy to any Wendy's in the country. It was a bold move, but people had fun at United's expense.
- Do you agree with my assessment that it's too soon for United? What if they wanted a few weeks? Still too soon?
- Or did the campaign backfire for other reasons?
- How do you think Wendy's feels about the association with United?
- What else should United be doing now to rebuild its brand?