Twitter user @anaaguleo02 has sparked intense controversy on social media by sharing her experience with a local restaurant that invited her to their anniversary in exchange for publicity. With an ever-growing follower base, including 98,000 on Instagram and 173,000 on TikTok, Ana recounted how her visit to the restaurant turned into an awkward episode.
Narrating the situation in a thread of tweets, the young influencer explained that she had been invited to the restaurant's anniversary on the condition of promoting it on her platforms. Upon arriving at the place, she stated that she mentioned her invitation and asked about the available dishes. According to her words, she was told that she could freely choose from the menu.
However, the story took an unexpected turn. After enjoying the food and thanking her staff, Ana Guleo left the restaurant only to be accosted by a waitress accusing her of leaving without paying. The situation quickly escalated and her staff called her a "thief".
The story quickly went viral, generating more than 12,500 likes. The debate centered on whether the influencer had misinterpreted the invitation or if the restaurant had acted inappropriately by publicly accusing her.
After a tense exchange, Ana Guleo was forced to call the manager of the restaurant to resolve the conflict. According to her account, the person in charge stated that the invitation was merely for her to visit the place and did not include a free meal. Finally, after clarifying the situation, the influencer was right and she was able to leave without problems.
This incident has highlighted the fine line between marketing collaborations and clear expectations between the parties involved. Although the story has led to many discussions online, it has also highlighted the importance of effective communication in the age of social media.