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McDonald’s Free Coffee: Get Yours Now

McDonald’s Free Coffee: Get Yours Now

By Kimberly Ripley September 21, 2014

McDonald’s free coffee is the fast food chain’s current–and very popular–campaign to draw in morning people for a meal on the go. The offer started Tuesday, September 16th, and continues through the 29th. Patrons need only to visit their local …

Burger King Introduces Satisfries Burger King Introduces Satisfries

Are you trying to eat healthy but keep getting tempted by fast food? Burger King may be able to help you enjoy the best of both worlds. They recently released a new type of fry that promises to be less …

French Fry Burger To Be Added To Burger King Menu French Fry Burger To Be Added To Burger King Menu

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The fast food wars are gearing up, and enthusiasts everywhere are trembling in anticipation with drooling mouths and clogged arteries as the giants go head to head, sprucing up menus and trying new tactics to earn that precious, precious cash …

McDonald's Franchisees Angry about Business Costs McDonald's Franchisees Angry about Business Costs

A showdown of capital proportions is taking place in the fast food world, as if the constant striking by workers were enough for the industry: McDonald’s franchise owners are alleging that McDonald’s costs are too high, citing rent, remodeling and …

A Hands Free Whopper? A Hands Free Whopper... A Hands Free Whopper? A Hands Free Whopper...

So yeah, this actually exists. At least according the Burger King-branded website, HandsFreeWhopper.com. So what would you do if you could eat a Whopper while your hands were free to pursue other activities? It should be noted that while the …

Burger King Delivery Expands to Chicago, L.A. Burger King Delivery Expands to Chicago, L.A.

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Gone are the days where food delivery consisted only of pizza or Chinese food. Restaurants over the past decade have begun offering a wide selection of cuisines that can be delivered right to customers’ doors. Now, even fast food restaurants, …

Anonymous Hacked By Rival Hacker Collective Anonymous Hacked By Rival Hacker Collective
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Over the past few days, a number of high profile brands and people have had their Twitter accounts hacked. Burger King was the first to fall victim to the hacks with Donald Trump’s personal account following a day later. Now …

Burger King Twitter Hack: McDonald's Responds Burger King Twitter Hack: McDonald's Responds

If you run the Twitter account for a major international business, take this as a cautionary tale. It’s been a pretty bad day for whoever is in charge of fast-food chain Burger King’s Twitter account. Earlier this afternoon, the account …

Burger King Employee Puts His Feet in Your Lettuce Burger King Employee Puts His Feet in Your Lettuce

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True story: I stopped eating a Burger King over four years ago following a peculiar incident with one of the company’s drive-thru employees. Upon stopping at the first window to pay for my order, I was greeted by a woman …

Check Out This Whopper With 1,000 Slices Of Cheese
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People like to make fun of Americans for being fat and eating very unhealthy things. It’s a fair jab as a lot of us do like to give into temptation and order 20 McDoubles as a light snack. One thing …

Burger King Bacon Sundae: Twitter Reacts
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Burger King’s bacon sundae doesn’t sound like something that is fit for human consumption. Although I’m a huge fan of bacon on just about anything, the idea of combining it with my dessert isn’t immediately appealing, though, apparently, there’s a …

Mary J. Blige Cripsy Chicken Remix

Yesterday we shared with you a story about a Burger King commercial featuring Mary J. Blige. The commercial was pulled for what Burger King is calling “licensing concerns”, though many people are blaming the criticism the commercial has received for …

Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial Pulled

Burger King recently unveiled their new menu–which is a lot like the one McDonald’s has had for a while now–in an attempt to up their sales after being outshined by rivals McD’s and Wendy’s. Part of the upgrade is what …

Burger King’s Menu Update: McDonald’s-Rival Worthy?

Fast-food giants McDonald’s and Burger King have been rivals for years–and the rivalry was so hardcore at one point, McDonald’s sued BK for a commercial that claimed their burgers had 20% more meat than McD’s patties. They also sued a …

Only In Japan: Burger King Offers A Windows 7 Whopper
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UPDATE: A video has surface on Youtube of someone attempting to eat the Windows 7 Whopper… watch at your own risk.

Socializing Advertising
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In these uncertain economic times, advertisers need to make their ads count if they don’t want to throw away precious dollars on ineffective Internet advertising. Online advertising is still a great way to market your business, as it is highly targeted, and can provide both an unparalleled branding appeal and instant conversion (depending on the nature of the ad). But effective ads must be engaging. They must give a viewer a reason to care. That is a large part of the battle.

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Trade Your Facebook Friends for a Whopper
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Now here’s an interesting approach to social media marketing. Burger King has a new campaign going, which requires interested consumers to install a Facebook App, and then to delete ten of their friends in exchange for a voucher for a free Whopper sandwich.