Nigerians woke up on good Friday morning, not only to celebrate the death of Jesus Christ, they also discovered that the call credits on their MTN lines ‘were’ missing. It was time to turn to their ‘personal’ media – social.
I had previously written a post on how brands needed to pay attention to the use of social media during the #occupynigeria protests and begin to prepare brands for such attacks.
Reactions have continued to build up on all social media platforms and several ‘theories’ have been proposed. While some alleged the forceful migration of all subscribers to MTNPulse platform, which seemed thew most reasonable. Some others
have blamed the advertising sign-up of a Nigerian musician, David O and the face off between Nigeria/SA.
Several pictures have been developed for pintrest and blackberry DPs, BB broadcasts are being developed for an #occupyMTN protests slated for the same period.
Let’s see how thimgs pan out