Burger King Sends Abusive Messages to Customers to Highlight Child Bullying

The brand also ran an in-restaurant activation initially depriving children of free toys

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By sending messages of harassment through its app to customers, Burger King has attempted to raise awareness over the issue of school bullying.

Nov. 9 was National Bullying Day. The restaurant chain in France, in association with child protection organization Les Papillons (The Butterflies), began sending hate messages through its push notifications. Some of them read “You’re ugly” or “You’re useless.” They represented some of the messages that thousands of bullying victims receive each day.

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