Facebook apparently went down for a few hours this past Monday, and the internets, perhaps unsurprisingly, went berserk without their favorite social media website! The social website was back to a 100% after just a few hours however. Brands and businesses – big and small – however, took to Twitter and other social networking websites in order to take advantage of this downtime and post some pretty interesting tweets, and of course get information across.
Here’s how a few brands used #FacebookDown as a marketing opportunity and took to Twitter to market themselves, and post important and even clever messages during the outage:
— Red Bull Switzerland (@redbullSUI) October 21, 2013
If Twitter goes down too, let’s all meet up on G+! #facebookdown
— Pudge’s Steaks (@PudgesSteaks) October 21, 2013
— TeamSobelman (@TeamSobelman) October 21, 2013
— Aryaka Networks (@AryakaNetworks) October 22, 2013
— 2DayFM 104.1 (@2DayFM) June 19, 2013