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#MyNYPD Twitter Campaign Backfires Big Time, Spreads Worldwide

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#MyNYPD Twitter Campaign Backfires Big Time, Spreads Worldwide

Users hi-jack hashtag meant to portray cops as good guys

Adan Salazar
April 24, 2014


This week, the New York Police Department learned the hard way that social media campaigns can backfire if not properly thought-out, and now users around the world have taken a cue and started their own hashtags calling out the LAPD, Greek and Spanish police and even Mexico’s law enforcement on their sometimes brutal tactics.

On Tuesday, the NYPD social media relations team believed it had devised a brilliant plan to lift their public relations persona. They started the hashtag #MyNYPD and asked people to submit photos of themselves with officers.

They wanted photos like this:


For the facts go to: http://www.infowars.com/mynypd-twitter-campaign-backfires-big-time-spreads-worldwide/

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