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Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 8, August 2014, Posted On: 7/18/2014


Facebook-Powered Vending Machine Dispenses Cadbury Chocolate Based On User's Profile


Emily Jed
Emily@vendingtimes.net
TAGS: vending machine publicity stunt, Sydney, Facebook-powered vending machine, candy news, Cadbury, Joy Generator

SYDNEY, Australia -- Chocoholics rejoiced in Sydney where Cadbury's latest publicity stunt was a vending machine that vended a free chocolate bar based on the user's Facebook likes and dislikes.

Users of the machine, dubbed the Joy Generator, simply logged into their Facebook accounts using the touchscreen interface and received a free chocolate bar best suited to their lifestyles and personalities based on their profiles. Choices included hazelnut, peppermint, Rocky Road, Crunchie, Turkish Delight and milk chocolate.

Patrons then took a picture with their flavor in the brand's social media enabled picture booth.


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