McDonald’s free ice cream for people with beards promo a hoax

McDonald’s South Africa has confirmed that an advert promoting free ice cream for people with beards on November 9 is a hoax.

The advert, displaying a picture of an ice cream with the McDonald’s logo below started doing the rounds on social media on Wednesday night.

While McDonald’s hasn’t yet posted that the promo is a hoax on its social media sites, Customer Care confirmed that the advert is false.

The promotion was met with mixed reaction on social media; there were those who were sceptical, those who felt it was discriminatory and those who were thrilled.

Take a look at some of the tweets below: