SpaghettiOs Honors Pearl Harbor On Twitter, Pisses Everybody Off

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Today is December 7, 2013, marking the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Seventy-two years on, people still take a moment to reflect on the event which plunged our nation into World War II, and social media is a fantastic place to do that.

Sometimes brands get involved too, and as we’ve documented before, they often have a habit of fucking everything up gloriously.

Here’s how SpaghettiOs decided to remember Pearl Harbor:


Citizens of Twitter, apparently disgusted by a brand’s shameless self promotion on the graves of dead American heroes, were less than enchanted.

It wasn’t all abject horror and f-bombs. The tweet managed to get 4,800 retweets and 2,200 “favorites” as of publishing time.

UPDATE: Bring on the Photoshop!

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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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