NYPD Twitter Campaign Goes Horribly Wrong

I’m sure it seemed like a great idea. The NYPD asked New Yorkers to pose with NYPD officers and post their heart-warming photographs to twitter with the hashtag #myNYPD. I guess the geniuses in their social media department thought this would elicit Mayberry style images of neighborhood cops being heroes. Well, this isn’t the 50s. Or Mayberry. What happened instead was that the #myNYPD hashtag was absolutely flooded with images of police brutality. Captions for images were almost all entirely Read more […]