Verizon Pitchman Switches to Sprint
Telecommunication companies are renowned for their endless wars against one another, but one wireless phone service carrier in particular has gained a new ally from one of its fiercest competitors.
Known for asking “Can you hear me now?” from various spots around the country, the glasses-wearing Verizon Guy (actor, Paul Marcarelli) has now teamed up with Sprint. His first new ad aired Monday night during the NBA Playoffs, sparking a firestorm of commentary on social media:
With Sprint having the top tweet around Marcarelli's move, emoji usage within the discussion was very lively. As seen below,