'Sad' dad trying to sell donuts goes viral on Twitter, response is overwhelmimg
Texas, Mar 13: A donut shop owner's son, Billy By, took to the social-media platform and tweeted about his father's empty shop.
This one tweet changed the course of Billy By's dad's donut shop on Sunday and Monday.
Taking to Twitter,"My dad is sad cause no one is coming to his new donut shop," By tweeted alongside a few photos of the store, one of which showed his dad standing behind the counter and additional pictures showed a fully stocked doughnut shop and no customers at Billy's Donuts.
My dad is sad cause no one is coming to his new donut shop 😭 pic.twitter.com/y5aGB1Acrc— Billy's Donuts (@BillysDonuts) March 9, 2019
People quickly took notice of By's sad dad and wanted to turn his day around. At the time of writing, the tweet had been liked over 500,000 times and shared over 200,000 times.
Some Twitter employees even showed up at the shop Monday morning. Twitter also paid for all the customers.
Get 'em while they're hot! https://t.co/OfwgnVFhHs— Twitter (@Twitter) March 11, 2019