Man with Netflix tattoo gets year’s free subscription

By on Friday, March 8, 2013

It’s a stunt we’ve probably all considered for clients from time to time, but here it is, quite literally in the flesh.

One idiot man – TheRealMyron (I, too, am sick of all the fraudulent Myrons) – had the word Netflix tattooed on himself, prompting Netflix to tweet him back and offer him a year’s free subscription to the admittedly brilliant video-streaming service:

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/netflix/statuses/309939920552726528″]

(Here’s the tattoo):

netflix tattoo free year subscription

As tweeted by the PR I saw this story through, whether it’s a stunt by Netflix or just another example of customers and brands engaging in mutually beneficial attention-seeking ways is irrelevant – it’s certainly gaining attention. Personally, I feel bad for Myron – he’s got the tattoo for life but he only gets a year free? That’s worth just £71.88, at £5.99 a month.

Source: Mashable, via Hope and Glory PR’s James MacIntosh

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