By Sally Shakkour
Social media users split up over McDonald’s latest advertisement to celebrate Father’s Day which is marked on June 21st.
In the advert, McDonald’s shared its logo with a ‘Happy Father’s day’ note below it and in the bottom appears a bread bun with some sesame seeds on the side.
من ينضم لي في الاحتجاج والاعتراف وطلب تعويض؟ pic.twitter.com/4khVdE6eNa— فهد اليحيا (الحساب البديل) (@drfalyahy1) June 21, 2021
Translations: “Who will join me in protesting, confessing, and asking for compensation?”
Some people thought this advert was super clever; however others disagreed and slammed the US burger company for sharing a stereotype picture about all dads.
An online publishing company called, Media Samosa, shared the advert which it thinks is super creative and wrote: “The Hamburger is one of McDonald’s symbols. This ad uses the symbol as a father’s head, both interesting and touching.”
#OcassionSpot: McDonald's put out this Father’s Day print ad campaign with what seems to be a balding man’s head or the top part of a Big Mac bun.— Media Samosa (@MediaSamosa) June 19, 2021
Hamburgers is one of McDonald’s symbol. This ad use the symbol as a father’s head, both interesting and touching.
McDonald's Canada Twitter account shared two photos of two dad's socks one is highlighted in the company's logo and the other has McFlurry.
Dad fit or dad fiiiiiiit? Share your dad’s iconic fit with us for Father’s Day - we wanna see if our socks match his vibe (we’ve got extras). pic.twitter.com/6AneGmau5n— McDonald’s🇨🇦 (@McDonaldsCanada) June 20, 2021
McDonald's Corporation is a US fast food company, opened in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States. It is the largest restaurant chain by revenue as it serves over 69 million customers everyday in more than 100 countries.
According to data, McDonald's operated and franchised about 39,198 branches in the world in 2020.
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