PETA was left with egg on its face after a social media bacon campaign didn’t go according to a plan.
The animal rights activists invited Twitter users to say why eating bacon is bad.
But instead of receiving angry tweets, people started sending photos and gifs supporting their love for bacon.
Ben Conard, a Twitter user said: “ @PETA I think the worst argument for eating bacon is still better than the best argument not to eat bacon.”
Trent, another social media user supported him, by saying: “@PETA have you had an avocado burger before? Tasty.”
A top American politician Senator Orrin Hatch also found himself on the pro-bacon side of an argument silently trolling PETA with a series of pictures of him eating or shopping for bacon.
Once PETA had realised that their attempt to convince people to go vegan failed, it posted several of its own anti-bacon tweets hoping to rescue its backfiring campaign.
PETA tweeted: “Life would be different if people cared about pigs as much as they care about dogs and cats.“
But, unfortunately for them, this time their attempt was met with fury from Twitter user @Krisrice who said : “They try and save bacon but kill cats and dogs?”.
Keep trying PETA……