31 Jan '17, 4pm
McDonald's Is Giving Away Free Big Macs Via a Burger-Dispensing ATM
Hot on the heels of the pizza ATM rollout that kicked off in the U.S. earlier this month, McDonald’s is getting in on the food-dispensing action. And the best part? It’ll only cost you a tweet. After celebrating the Mac Jr. and Grand Mac launch with a 10,000-bottle Big Mac Sauce giveaway , the beloved Golden Arches are bringing a Big Mac-dispensing ATM to Boston today. Set to hit Kenmore Square between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., the machine will dole out a free burger to customers who simply enter in their Twitter handles to the ATM’s touchscreen (the machine then generates a tweet from the customer’s personal account that reads “Check out the new Big Mac” before giving away the burger). “It’s really just a fun way to be modern and progressive,” said Vince Spadea, a McDonald’s franchisee who is part of a cooperative of owners. “I think we’ll have lines out the door.” If you’re in...