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: DEA Warns Of Aggressive Scammers Texting Fake FBI Badges To Extort Money, Steal Personal Information
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: San Diego Woman Sues GoFundMe Campaign Creator Over Starbucks Barista Fundraiser
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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: Driver Killed In Fiery Wreck On 60 Freeway In Hacienda Heights Despite 'Heroic' Efforts Of Good Samaritan
In just two days, the request has been retweeted nearly 32,000 times.