Twitter Goes Wild Over Racist Tweets From Buffalo Wild Wings: ‘Congrats to Roseanne on Her New Job!’
The Twitter account of Buffalo Wild Wings appears to have been hijacked by a racist.
Sung Min Kim screen-grabbed several tweets sent out by Buffalo Wild Wings, including one that used the N-word, before they were taken down.
I haven’t been to U.S. as of late, but it seems that Buffalo Wild Wings has significantly changed their branding. pic.twitter.com/b8dkrqRAh9
— Sung Min Kim (@sung_minkim) June 1, 2018
The restaurant also alleged that the fast food chain Wendy’s “touches kids.”
Let’s just say… Twitter went “wild.”
buffalo wild wings account is almost certainly hacked
that or someone just got fired and went rogue
— ಠ_ಠ (@MikeIsaac) June 1, 2018
Buffalo Wild Wings implementing a bold new social media strategy pic.twitter.com/NlyMBiSjBu
— Matt Binder (@MattBinder) June 1, 2018
Super duper hoping that the Buffalo Wild Wings account has been hacked.
Go look. pic.twitter.com/d1KUDBLo0v
— April (@ReignOfApril) June 1, 2018
Buffalo Wild Wings corporate right now pic.twitter.com/3UsXt9EZwC
— Matthew Mayer (@MatthewMayerCBS) June 1, 2018
New job opening soon in Buffalo Wild Wings’ social media department. pic.twitter.com/yUdv42Z0oX
— Eric D. Snider (@EricDSnider) June 1, 2018
Buffalo Wild Wings got me DYING lmaooo
— ….. (@Anti) June 1, 2018
Somebody get to Buffalo Wild Wings account and fast…
— Matt Thomas (@SportsMT) June 1, 2018
If you thought you needed the work week to end, you could be the Buffalo Wild Wings PR team right now. Twitter cleanup on aisle nine…
— Alicia Jessop (@RulingSports) June 1, 2018
“IT WASN’T ME. THEY OBVIOUSLY HACKED THE ACCOUNT”
-Buffalo Wild Wings social media intern pic.twitter.com/tJRFBl0XiV
— Liam Martin (@LiamWBZ) June 1, 2018
Donald Trump just pardoned Buffalo Wild Wings.
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) June 1, 2018
Some even had fun at the expense of Roseanne Barr.
Congrats to Roseanne on her new job as Buffalo Wild Wings’ social media director
— Ken Klippenstein (@kenklippenstein) June 1, 2018
Buffalo Wild Wings is about to claim they accidentally ate some boneless ambien. pic.twitter.com/ySIHG57Ypp
— Kyle Ayers (@kyleayers) June 1, 2018
Looks like Buffalo Wild Wings accidentally released all their Roseanne Season 2 tie-in social content pic.twitter.com/udNf11eo26
— Jeff Yang (@originalspin) June 1, 2018
FYI, Ambien did not make Buffalo Wild Wings do that either.
— Ronan Farrow (@RonanFarrow) June 2, 2018
UPDATE (10:55PM): A spokesperson from Buffalo Wild Wings issued this statement to Mediaite:
“Buffalo Wild Wings’ Twitter account was hacked. We’re sorry that our fans had to see those awful posts, which obviously did not come from us. We are in touch with our Twitter representatives and will pursue the appropriate action against the individuals involved.“
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