Plenty of other customers took to Twitter to complain about delayed orders, doubled charges, and more, sending the company’s customer service representatives into overdrive trying to correct the mistakes. But it seems most customers thought it was too little, too late, as the damage with their mothers and grandmothers had already been done.
Unfortunately, most of these folks should’ve seen this coming: #1800flowersfail isn’t a new hashtag, with little bursts of activity cropping up around other floral holidays like Valentine’s Day and Easter.
Monica Riese now serves as the Daily Dot’s director of production, having previously been the publication’s entertainment editor and assistant managing editor. She is based in Austin, Texas, and formerly contributed to the Austin Chronicle, where her breaking news work was recognized by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.