SALT LAKE CITY — The UPS Store Twitter account told a joke Monday. And it definitely didn’t deliver.
The UPS Store — right in the middle of the holiday season — tweeted a message to families who send letters to the North Pole.
“If your child addresses a letter to the North Pole, you can leave it with us. We do shredding.”
UPS later deleted the tweet. But reporters shared an image of it on social media:
Cue the Twitter reaction:
One woman tried to ask UPS Store for clarification:
She received this savage reply:1 comment on this story
“Sorry to hear that you may be having an issue or frustration with us. We would be glad to help you with your concern. Could you please provide additional details including any tracking numbers, your full address, and phone number in a direct message?”
Context: Twitter accounts from national brands and restaurants often engage in aggressive or joking behavior to receive exposure.
And then there’s Kentucky Fried Chicken’s account, which followed the Spice Girls and some guys named Herb. Yes, including me.