Reportedly the tweet was also retweeted by famous author JK Rowling. Photograph:( Twitter )
A little girl desperate to get a puppy took full advantage of the whole Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Daughter of Brendan Greeley an economics journalist, tweeted a picture on Wednesday in which his eight-year-old daughter had asked for puppy in writing.
As the journalist is following the scandal through the newspaper, she wrote "CAN I PLEASE GET A PUPPY?" is bold writing above the news headline.
Ok, #teampuppy, you win. We're getting a puppy. Here's the deal: we'll clean up poop. But you have to donate to the SPCA. @AoDespair @jk_rowling @mollywood @chucktodd @MaraLiasson @AADaddario @moorgatemermaid @bbcjonsopel @katiephang @susanpage @SRuhle https://t.co/OVZLE5WKd3 pic.twitter.com/kMU5IGuGQE— Brendan Greeley (@bhgreeley) March 22, 2018
In no time the tweet got 30,000 retweets and 1.5 lakh "likes" as people also started requesting Greely to get his daughter a puppy.
The tweet was also reportedly retweeted by famous author JK Rowling.
Finally on Wednesday Greeley informed Twitter that they are getting a puppy and also requested people who had asked Greeley to get a puppy to donate to the society for the prevention of cruelty to animals.