Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Your social media at work

McDonald's is paying to have #McRib be a promoted hashtag at Twitter. Let's see what comments Mickey D's is paying for:
I have never and will never have a #McRib.

whoever actually goes to mickey d's and buys #McRib should kill der self cuz dat #McRib sure will

Let me know when McDonald's comes out with a McFilet Mignon. The #McRib doesn't even sound tasty!

@McRibSandwich <<< The filthiest sandwich you need to follow on Twitter.

My dog doesnt even like the #McRib

The McRib Is Back—Dear God, Why?!

The return of the #McRib always reminds me of the Krusty Burger Ribwich jingle: "I don't mind the taste!"

The infamous #McRib is back. The same #McRib made from hobbit shavings and moldy bread.

And, my personal favorite, from @ApexToApex:
It's interesting how #McRib and #LindsayLohanPosingNudeinPlayboy are both trending, because they're pretty much the same thing.

UPDATE: Concerned reader God Is My Codependent shares this McRib McInformation:
Restructured meat products are commonly manufactured by using lower-valued meat trimmings reduced in size by comminution (flaking, chunking, grinding, chopping or slicing). The comminuted meat mixture is mixed with salt and water to extract salt-soluble proteins. These extracted proteins are critical to produce a “glue” which binds muscle pieces together. These muscle pieces may then be reformed to produce a “meat log” of specific form or shape. The log is then cut into steaks or chops which, when cooked, are similar in appearance and texture to their intact muscle counterparts.

Mmmmmm... meat log...


Elisabeth said...

Meat log indeed. Your post here matches my concerns about a McDonald's approach to blogging as suggested through our shared disingenuous email from Serge L of JOOBLE.

This is how I've come to you via Popps's blog at bits and bobs because you commented there and I was curious to meet other bloggers who also received the flattering email.

To some extent, advertising is one of the great evils of the world, like McDonald's and prostitution. As much as we might need these things or believe we do, from time to time they can take over and become the great flattener of all that's worthwhile and helpful, like the meat blog you describe.

I'm pleased to meet you and your blog, Jim.

Scott said...

Man, this post is taking me back to those long drives home for Thanksgiving, just dreaming about Mom's homemade intact muscle counterparts.