Ministry of Defense Tweeting Mishap

FDG Entertainment’s latest iOS game ‘Banana Kong’ gains incredible fame in Brazil, especially after the government accidentally tweeted a highscore on its official Twitter Channel. It happened on Sunday, March 3rd when a Tweet appeared on the official Twitter channel of Brazil’s Ministry of Defense. The post says ‘I’ve reached 370 meters in Banana Kong. Download the game from the App Store and try to beat me’. The tweet was removed 6 hours later but it was already retweeted over 3000 times and the story caught fire when press started to publish the news. It is now a huge story with coverage in big newspapers and on TV.

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FDG gets contacted by numerous press representatives of Brazil who want to find out if this episode changed the download numbers of the game in any way. It did! 500% uptake of downloads within 24 hours and by the time of writing it is now #5 Top Paid App on the Brazil App Store.

In Banana Kong you get to run, jump, bounce and swing on vines as you help Banana Kong to outrun a huge banana avalanche! Keep full control with highly responsive single-finger tap and swipe controls.


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