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20 April 2024

Chicken nugget request is set to break retweet record

By Bang

A tweet asking American fast food chain Wendy's how many retweets it would take to earn a year supply of chicken nuggets looks to be the most shared tweet of all time.

Carter Wilkerson's took to Twitter to ask Wendy's how many re-tweets he would need to get in order to receive a year's supply of the feast from the food chain, and the ambitious teenager is on set to break the world record and make his dream come true.

The 16 year old wrote: "Yo @Wendys how many retweets for a year of free chicken nuggets? (sic)."

To which the company replied: "18 million (sic)."

And the youngster is set to break the world record for the most amount of retweets with his ambitious plea on the micro blogging site, which has been repeatedly shared almost three million times.

However, Carter didn't think his post would be as successful.

Speaking to USA Today, he said: "I sent out the tweet as a joke, but then they responded with the outrageous number. I thought 'Consider it done' would be funny among my friend group. Then I put the screen shot up and it started gaining momentum."