Pitbull Faces Alaskan Exile as Walmart's Facebook Promotion Is Hijacked

Rapper could be headed to Kodiak store

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Attention, marketers: The Internet can be kind of a dick. Drink too much of the social-media Kool-Aid, and you'll wake up at the Facebook party with your eyebrows shaved off and profane Sharpie doodles scrawled all over your face. Case in point: the response to a new promotion by Walmart, Pitbull and Sheets Energy Strips—the LeBron-James-backed startup that puts out some truly awful advertising, also starring Pitbull. They're running a campaign that promises to send the rapper to whichever individual Walmart store amasses the most "Likes" on Facebook over the course of a month.

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