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DieFailWhale Lets You Shoot Errors, Carnival-Style

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Mar 31 2011 • References: diefailwhale & search.twitter
Carnival games and Twitter have joined forces for DieFailWhale, an easy and absolutely addicting online game that lets you shoot the infamous Twitter fail whale as many times as possible using your mouse.

DieFailWhale lets you tweet your score at the completion of each game, revealing just how viral a simple Flash game can be when Twitter is involved.

Implications - Mishaps will occur even within the most established site. The twitter fail whale is the iconic logo for when the major social media platform is down. Twitter turned their downfalls into a game to distract discouraged users when the site is down. This shows that when mistakes and incidents happen in a site or business, you can use new and fun ways to keep your users from discouragement. Stats for Twitter Video Games Trending: Older & Mild
Traction: 3,178 clicks in 295 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Twitter Video Games
Related: 66 examples / 51 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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