Social Media Fail of the Day: New England Patriots Thank Racist Twitter User

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Social Media Fail of the Day: New England Patriots Thank Racist Twitter User
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Whoever handles the Patriots' social media is probably not having a very fun Friday at work - assuming they are still employed.

To celebrate their 1 millionth follower on Thursday, the Patriots asked people to retweet an image of a digital jersey to receive a customized version with their Twitter handle on the back.

The account then tweeted out a thank you to an account with an extremely racist username, complete with an accompanying jersey emblazoned with the slur.
They have since deleted the offensive tweet and apologized for the "filtering" error.

Virginia State Senator Refers to Pregnant Woman as "Bearer of the Child"

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Virginia State Senator Refers to Pregnant Woman as "Bearer of the Child"
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UPDATE: Instead of the phrase "bearer of the child," the original post used the term "host."

This Horribly Racist Tweet Will Totally Destroy Your Faith in Humanity

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This Horribly Racist Tweet Will Totally Destroy Your Faith in Humanity
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Earlier today, InterActiveCorp public relations representative Justine Sacco tweeted what she probably thought was a hilarious joke about her upcoming trip to Africa. Sorry Justine, it wasn't funny. At all. Twitter has since exploded with the hashtag "HasJustineLandedYet" eagerly awaiting her touchdown in Africa.