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The NYPD Found Out the Hard Way How Not to Make a Twitter Hashtag

New York's police department had a perfectly fine idea: Connect with the citizens using the hashtag #myNYPD to let the beautiful people of New York share their experience with police officers. Well, it would have been perfectly fine if they had predicted the internet doing what the internet does and hijacking the hashtag to talk about questionable police practices.

Here's what the people had to say, courtesy of Know Your Meme.

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The Smoking Gun tells the story of this man who siphoned gas from a cop car, had his girlfriend take a picture, and uploaded the picture to Facebook. The police found the picture and promptly arrested him on charges of a misdemeanor. He was arraigned in court yesterday.

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This Canadian Police Department's Tweets Are Instant Comedic Gold

Always a beautiful thing to see the authorities of the world not taking themselves too seriously; or this police department is entirely oblivious to how naturally ridiculous and hilarious their 'news update tweets' are. 

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