United Airlines tries to get in on teen's viral nugget karma, ends up very badly burned.

United Airlines tries to get in on teen's viral nugget karma, ends up very badly burned.
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This is Carter Wilkerson, the lucky teenager who managed to secure a year of free nuggets from Wendy's thanks to a metric ton of retweets.

As Wilkerson made his dreams come true, United Airlines tried to dip a toe in the world of positive PR.

If you remember the internet over the past month, you'll know that United's been on a losing streak since a brutal video of of David Dao getting dragged off one of their planes went viral. Since then, they've been accused of letting a rabbit die, making a woman pee in a cup, and sending a woman 3,000 miles in the wrong direction. And that's all on top of the leggings debacle from March.

But United still tried to make good on a promise they made to the nuggets king in early April, and for that you really can't blame them.

Oh wait, everyone's blaming them. It turns out Twitter won't let United get a win just yet. The replies to their latest offer were brutal. And so far, Wilkerson hasn't responded (at least publicly) to their offer.

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https://twitter.com/Doognarism/status/862358464521093120
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United Airlines PR: the hardest job in the world right now.

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