Burger King has been tweeting gibberish nonstop for hours

Facebook/Burger KingBurger King has been tweeting nonsense for hours.
  • Burger King has been tweeting nonsense posts that seem to be just random assortments of letters and numbers.
  • The bizarre tweets are going viral.
  • Burger King’s representative would not tell us why the chain is tweeting gibberish, but one possible reason is that it debuted a flame-grilled dog treat on Wednesday.

Burger King has been tweeting nonsense, with no signs of stopping.

The burger chain kicked off the gibberish spree at noon EST on Wednesday, tweeting a seemingly random string of letters and numbers.

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And, the chain’s replies in the hours since haven’t offered much clarity as to what Burger King was trying to say.

Burger King seemed amused by a vaping reference:

And, the social-media person running the account does not seem to be in danger:

Unsurprisingly, other brands were quick to get in on the action.

Hooters tweeted “Heard that” in binary code:

So, what is the reason for the nonsense tweets? Business Insider reached out to Burger King to try and find out, but the chain did not offer any explanation.

Our theory: this is some kind of promotion for the Dogpper, a flame-grilled dog treat that Burger King launched on Wednesday. Perhaps Burger King is trying to pretend that a dog is tweeting?

Or, maybe whoever was running the account wanted to get a bunch of attention by tweeting random letters and numbers. In 2018, both completely illogical options make the equal amount of sense!

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