Monster Created a Masterpiece of Twitter Trolling With This Brilliant Super Bowl Post

BBDO's intentional snafu rewarded clicks and keen eyes

Faking out your followers on Twitter is quickly becoming a tired tactic for attention, but Monster still deserves a round of applause for its Super Bowl social stunt.

BBDO New York worked with the job listing site (which wasn't a Super Bowl advertiser this time around) to create a tweet celebrating the Seattle Seahawks' victory. The problem, of course, was that the New England Patriots won the game 28-24 thanks to a last-second interception.

As you can see above, most Twitter users saw a cropped version of the congratulatory image. But clicking through to the full image revealed the punch line at the bottom:

In addition to sparking more than 4,000 retweets and 2,400 favorites, the stunt increased discussion of Monster by more than 1,500 percent compared to the average day, BBDO says. 

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