LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A fledgling East LA restaurant is all atwitter after a simple request for retweets boosted its business.
Cocina Express opened at 4214 Floral Drive, just before the pandemic hit. Since then, the restaurant owner’s wife says business has been rough.READ MORE: Police: 2 People, Including A Child, Injured In Times Square Shooting
But Twitter user @mlizza_ held out hope that social media could help turn the tide.
I’ve seen Twitter really change peoples life, so I’m gonna give it a try. My husband opened up this restaurant called Cocina Express right when COVID started. It’s been rough. A simple RT would mean the world. It’s located at 4214 Floral DrREAD MORE: Riverside Police Shoot And Kill Armed Man That Pointed Gun At Them
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— Melizza (@mlizza_) October 18, 2020
“I’ve seen Twitter really change peoples life, so I’m gonna give it a try,” she said, and requested a simple retweet that “would mean the world.”MORE NEWS: Pomona Police Seize Guns From Known Gang Members
In just two days, the request has been retweeted nearly 32,000 times.