People from across the globe fell for a hoax that McDonald’s was getting rid of The Big Mac.
The rumor started recently so thanks to a satirical news on the website Daily Buzz Live.
Thanks to a news story on the website Daily Buzz Live, gullible netizens across the world have been tricked into believing that McDonald’s is getting rid of their Big Mac, apple pies, and large sizes.
McDonald’s Removing Big Mac, Apple Pies And Eliminating Large Size Options.
McDonald’s has just announced that it will be phasing out 8 menu items the beginning of next year and most McDonald’s customers are not happy.
With McDonald’s profits tanking over the recent months, the company has had to make some tough decisions to find adequate solutions for their financial distress by shrinking menu sizes. “Our intent is to have a cleaner menu board that is easier for customers to absorb,” spokeswoman Lisa McComb said in a statement. “To do so we must simplify our current menu.
The news went viral online, getting thousands of shares on Facebook.
McDonald's getting rid of Big Mac is a gimmick. They just using them drug dealer tactics. It'll be "back for a limited time" soon.
— M.D.GNA (@circa90ne) December 22, 2014
Good news is that McDonald’s has confirmed the news is just a hoax, and has spent much of the last few days telling people it was not true.