For Fuck’s Sake, Learn to Internet

This was predictable: 

The New England Patriots became the first NFL team to hit one million followers on Twitter, and it celebrated the milestone Thursday by blasting out images of a Patriots jersey with users’ Twitter handles on the back to those who retweeted the account.

The promo ran smoothly until a user with the handle @IHATENIGGERSS got his “custom digital jersey.”

This too: 

Companies and celebrities who try to get a Twitter hashtag trending often find that it backfires spectacularly. So it was when America’s quackDr. Mehmet Oz, tried something yesterday afternoon:

Build Your Own Bush Poster was maybe my favorite iteration of this idiot idea:

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Just stop it. Just stop. If you give the Internet the opportunity to prank you, it will do so with great force and enthusiasm. Learn from the past 10 GODDAMN YEARS, crabs Internet Grandma over here, and don’t poke the porcupine.

A.

2 thoughts on “For Fuck’s Sake, Learn to Internet

  1. “Companies and celebrities who try to get a Twitter hashtag trending often find that it backfires spectacularly. So it was when America’s quack, Dr. Mehmet Oz, tried something yesterday afternoon:”

    I love you, you know that?

    Tommy

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