MTV France Hacked Twitter to Celebrate Season Three of Teen Wolf

By: Jana Pijak - Oct 9, 2014
References: vimeo & industry.shortyawards
MTV France recently gained attention by hacking Twitter in order to promote the premiere of Teen Wolf's third season. This award-winning hackvertising stunt happened during a full moon and took over the timelines of Twitter users.

When logged in, Twitter users saw shredded claw marks on their timelines both on computers and their mobile phones. While many were initially afraid of the hack, they were overjoyed to share the news of Teen Wolf's season three premiere once they found out about the publicity stunt.

This dynamic stunt was widely successful and garnered 60 million impressions and connected with Teen Wolf's target demographic. In addition to its impressive reach in France, the campaign was also re-tweeted in over 60 countries across the globe.