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This article was published on May 31, 2013


This vending machine spits out free cans of Pepsi in exchange for Facebook likes

This vending machine spits out free cans of Pepsi in exchange for Facebook likes Image by: Joe Raedle
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Pretty cool idea from marketing and communications agency TBWA Belgium for its client, Pepsi: a ‘Like Machine’ that doesn’t accept money but gives people a free can of soda in exchange for a Facebook like.

It’s a step up from promo girls handing out free samples at intersections and shopping malls to random passersby, sure, but I’ll readily admit to cringing when I saw the guy enter his Facebook account details on the ‘social’ vending machine’s touch screen.

Would you log in and like a page for a free can of Pepsi?

Also see:

This awesome Coca-Cola campaign shows the vast potential of mobile marketing

20 Interactive Vending Machines Campaigns (Viralblog)

Image credit: Joe Raedle / Getty Images