Arief Muhammad recently made netizens excited by eating Padang rice use hands. Netizens are also busy responding to this way of eating. Here are the facts.
YouTuber and entrepreneur Arief Muhammad has succeeded in making the hashtag #wearhandan a trending topic on Twitter. It turns out that this hashtag is intended for how to eat Padang rice, which according to Arief Muhammad must use your hands.
Then this issue got hotter because the owner of Baso Aci Akang also put up a big banner that emphasized that eating Padang rice with hands. He also expressed his frustration when he saw people eating Padang rice using a spoon.
Netizens were also excited. Many agree with Arief Muhammad that eating Padang rice with hands, but not a few also guess that this issue is a marketing ploy. Arief Muhammad is also suspected of opening a Padang restaurant.
It turned out that this was revealed through Arief Muhammad’s Instagram upload about eating Padang rice with hands. This is a marketing strategy for hand soap products.
Here are the facts about the issue of eating Padang rice with your hands:
1. Survey on how to eat Padang rice
This issue started to get crowded after Arief Muhammad conducted a small survey through his Instagram stories. He asked netizens about how to eat Padang rice. There are two choices, namely eating Padang rice with your hands or eating Padang rice with a spoon.
The results of this survey show that ‘Use Your Hand’ is 76% superior to ‘Use a Spoon’ which is only 24%. The man of Minangkabau descent also expressed his confusion about people who choose to eat Padang rice with a spoon.
How to Eat Nasi Padang is debatable Photo: Instagram
2. Become a trending Twitter topic
The results of the survey on how to eat Padang rice were also posted on Arief Muhammad’s Twitter. It turned out that the hashtag #wearhand immediately became a trending topic on Twitter.
Arief Muhammad also had time to reveal the pleasures of eating Padang rice use hands.
“I’m surprised, how come there are still many who eat Padang rice with a spoon. Where is the pleasure of eating Padang rice with a spoon? Try it, I want to know that you eat Padang rice with your hands or a spoon,” wrote Arief Muhammad (2/3).
3. Install a big banner
Arief Muhammad, who is also the author of the book ‘Poconggg Also Pocong’, even deliberately put a large banner on a high-rise building. These digital banners are placed in strategic locations so that many people can see them.
This banner shows Arief Muhammad’s face with the words “Eating Nasi Padang Must Use Hands!” This writing even uses capital letters so that the message seems to be conveyed firmly.
From this issue, netizens guessed that Arief Muhammad was expected to open a Padang restaurant.
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