First Online Purchase Ever? A Pizza, The Hut Brags On Twitter

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Social business and the art of buying sh** online might owe everything to Pizza Hut, according to a controversial tweet posted this week.

On September 9, Pizza Hut claimed that the first online purchase ever was a pizza, and that it was theirs. This happened all the way back in 1994, probably before you were born (just kidding, but really, we don’t have demographic data on our readers).

“Uhhhh lol cool story bro, but first ever? Doubt it,” you say. Well we doubted it too, so we did some digging. According to Hobbes’ Internet Timeline (probably the best record of Internet history out there), Pizza Hut’s claim is 100 percent legit.

So next time you eat at Pizza Hut, remember that they’re not just purveyors of grease-injected pizza pies at bargain prices … damn it, they’re Internet pioneers.

Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo is a seasoned professional with a strong background in growth strategies and editorial responsibilities. Kokou has been instrumental in driving companies' expansion and fortifying their market presence. His academic credentials underscore his expertise; having studied Communication at the Università degli Studi di Siena (Italy), he later honed his skills in growth hacking at the Growth Tribe Academy (Amsterdam).


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