This Man Will Do Anything You Tweet Him

For six days, David Perez said he'll do anything he's told to do on Twitter.

ByABC News
June 18, 2010, 6:34 PM

June 21, 2010— -- David Perez must be one trusting guy. Because for the next six days, he's agreed to do anything you want him to do, as long as you tell him to do it over Twitter.

Breaking the law is out, he said. And maybe nothing that will make his mom wince too hard. But everything else sent to his Twitter account, @DavidOnDemand, the 29-year-old Chicagoan said, is fair game.

"There will definitely be antics involved in this," Perez said.

And as he embarks on his bold and potentially bizarre adventure, his Internet-enabled masters will be able to follow along with a stealth cam attached to his glasses that will stream live video over the Web.

"You'll be able to see and hear everything I do," he said.

Perez isn't the first to use social media in unconventional ways. In April, an Arizona couple created the hashtag #tweetwed and used Twitter to share their wedding with the world. Last month, a man dubbed "Silent Clark" promised he would only communicate through Twitter, Facebook and other kinds of social media for one month to raise awareness for cancer.

But Perez is taking these experiments a bit further by letting Twitter lead is his life for one week and keeping a video camera on the entire time. (He did say he would use discretion. The camera will point away from him while he sleeps and up at the ceiling when he uses the bathroom.)

Perez is a creative recruiter for the advertising agency Leo Burnett, and it so happens that starting today, the world's biggest names in advertising enjoy a weeklong fete at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in France. Perez was given a ticket to hobnob among them on the condition that he do it it live and at the Twittersphere's behest.

"What we're doing is a social media experiment to link spontaneous creativity and real-time technology together," he said.

As he gives his followers a behind-the-scenes view of the festival, he said he's showing his colleagues and the general public that "this technology is the next incarnation of our industry."

Is he worried?

"I'd be lying if I didn't say I was nervous," he said. But "I'm mostly ecstatic."