The Internet is a marketplace of ideas, sure. But how many are actually any good?
KFC hasn't admitted its new Frankensandwich comes from TIWYF, but it hasn't denied it either.
The Double Down, which comes out April 12 in the US, is just the latest in a long line of bad ideas taken from Internet phenomena. Here's an incomplete list of some others:
Doritos Spice 2.0: the blank Doritos bags in convenience stores have some connection to YouTube-like contest it's running. Now the new flavour will be called Spice 2.0. Doritos probably thinks it's "harnessing the power of the Internet" or some other nonsense, but this is such a bad idea it's depressing. Might as well call it CyberSpice or something.[rssbreak]