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The 18 Biggest Social Media Fails Of 2013

There have been a lot of them this year. Trust me.

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And some coffee.

And then there were three. Congratulations!

Starbucks UK

@StarbucksUK

And then there were three. Congratulations!

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And some pizza.

Introducing our very own royal #bundleofjoy: free side or dessert to any medium or large pizza through 7/25. Code: ROYALOFFER

Pizza Hut

@pizzahut

Introducing our very own royal #bundleofjoy: free side or dessert to any medium or large pizza through 7/25. Code: ROYALOFFER

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And some toilet roll.

Get the throne ready! There's a new cub in the Royal family. #RoyalBaby

Charmin

@Charmin

Get the throne ready! There's a new cub in the Royal family. #RoyalBaby

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Because it was likely to offend quite a few people.

Good lord, that @ukhomeoffice feed requires a punch in the face.

Justin Lewis

@Mumbler3

Good lord, that @ukhomeoffice feed requires a punch in the face.

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Hey @ukhomeoffice why not make your tweet-a-long-a-stormtroop gallery of brown folk thrown in vans even more dystopian by using cattleprods?

Charlie Brooker

@charltonbrooker

Hey @ukhomeoffice why not make your tweet-a-long-a-stormtroop gallery of brown folk thrown in vans even more dystopian by using cattleprods?

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It really didn't go down well.

@KelloggsUK sick bastards, if you have the capability to feed vulnerable children then do so. This is sickening.

Perry

@AdamDanielPerry

@KelloggsUK sick bastards, if you have the capability to feed vulnerable children then do so. This is sickening.

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Snap, Crackle and Pop. That's the sound of the @KelloggsUK social media manager's bones being rearranged by their boss this morning.

cluedont

@cluedont

Snap, Crackle and Pop. That's the sound of the @KelloggsUK social media manager's bones being rearranged by their boss this morning.

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Then there was the time that the Head Chef took over the Twitter feed of a pub he was just fired from.

The Plough

@ploughpub

Happy Christmas everyone

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We'd like to inform you that we've just fired our head chef.

The Plough

@ploughpub

We'd like to inform you that we've just fired our head chef.

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Unfortunately he wanted to have a weekend off this month and Christmas Day this year for family commitments so we thought we'd sack him

The Plough

@ploughpub

Unfortunately he wanted to have a weekend off this month and Christmas Day this year for family commitments so we thought we'd sack him

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The Plough

@ploughpub

Yeah a week before Christmas!

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We don't care that he has a 7 1/2 month old baby daughter.

The Plough

@ploughpub

We don't care that he has a 7 1/2 month old baby daughter.

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So anyway come on down and continue to pay a premium for Australian sirloins, New Zealand lamb and everything else that is bought from asda.

The Plough

@ploughpub

So anyway come on down and continue to pay a premium for Australian sirloins, New Zealand lamb and everything else that is bought from asda.

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But then it all went a little bit wrong.

Can't see this going horribly wrong! < @BritishGas: Customer Services Director Q&A about price rise at 1-2pm. Tweet questions to #AskBG

tom jamieson

@jamiesont

Can't see this going horribly wrong! < @BritishGas: Customer Services Director Q&A about price rise at 1-2pm. Tweet questions to #AskBG

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British Gas social media team arrive for Twitter Q&amp;A #AskBG

Stephen Hull

@stephenbhull

British Gas social media team arrive for Twitter Q&A #AskBG

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#AskBG would it be ok to burn the corpses of your board of directors when I can&#39;t afford heating?

Matt Kelly

@Matt_Dot_Com

#AskBG would it be ok to burn the corpses of your board of directors when I can't afford heating?

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#AskBG My office has a window where the sun comes in and makes the side of my head really hot. How much do I owe you?

Dean Burnett

@garwboy

#AskBG My office has a window where the sun comes in and makes the side of my head really hot. How much do I owe you?

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#AskBG Have you considered changing your corporate slogan to something a bit more honest?

Lisa

@BiscuitAhoy

#AskBG Have you considered changing your corporate slogan to something a bit more honest?

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Some people got very confused by this incident.

Pretty sure coming back from lunch I walked through a portal into a parallel universe where you&#39;ve all gone mental &amp; can&#39;t stop saying Colin

B to A to the R R Y

@QuantumPirate

Pretty sure coming back from lunch I walked through a portal into a parallel universe where you've all gone mental & can't stop saying Colin

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People took the piss.

And now, an important update from the Sky News channel! #obviousgag #bandwagon #colinwashere

Tom Scott

@tomscott

And now, an important update from the Sky News channel! #obviousgag #bandwagon #colinwashere

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