10 Awful Social Media Fails By Big Brands

10. MasterCard

Sometimes the biggest companies fail in the worst of ways and that is exactly what happened when MasterCard tried to bully journalists into publishing promotional tweets with the hashtag #PricelessSurprises at the Brit Awards. Instead of agreeing the journalists went on to their social media accounts and literally threw MasterCard under the bus; telling the world about the bribery with tweets such as this one; “MasterCard and Brit Awards go Soviet! hacks MUST Mention the sponsors in their reports or no press credentials!.” Things only got worse for MasterCard as this trend continued for the entire day with the hashtag used for derogatory comments against them.
10. MasterCard