Did Elon Musk Decline A $120 Million Bud Light Twitter Marketing Campaign..?
Did Elon Musk Turn Down the $120 Million Bud Light Twitter Marketing Campaign? Viral Article Debunked
An article about Elon Musk’s rejection of the $120 million Bud Light Twitter marketing campaign went viral on the internet. The article was shared by The Dunning-Kruger Times and quickly went viral. When the article started to gain attention, social media users believed it to be true and took to Twitter to say it was good that Musk turned down the campaign.
However, the article went viral and as mentioned earlier, it was shared by The Dunning-Kruger Times, a satirical website.They shared the news of Elon Musk’s rejection of the beer brand’s marketing campaign in what appeared to be a satire. For the uninitiated, The Dunning-Kruger Times is a satirical website that often publishes articles that often criticize conservatives.
Article shared in The Dunning-Kruger Times with the headline: “Elon rejects Bud Light’s $120 million Twitter marketing campaign: ‘My principles come first’.”
Social media user @EynoufElizabeth shared the same news that was posted on another online news site dailynewsintime. However, Twitter was quick enough to add a warning to it, which read: “The claim made in this tweet is not substantiated.No sources are cited in the attached article.” part of the article.
The Dunning-Kruger Times also mentions that it is an offshoot of the parody, farce and satire network “The Last Defense of the World”. America”.
“Or as Snopes called it before they lost their satirical war: Spam,” the website notes.
When this news was shared online, netizens started reacting to the post. Some praised Musk’s decision while others pointed out that it was a false statement.
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