NYPD Hashtag #WeHearYou Is Hijacked On Twitter

by
Suzanne Robertson
Eric Garner's death prompts Twitter hijack of NYPD's #WeHearYou message.

The NYPD needs to hire a a social media manager stat! 

After the grand jury released its decision on Wednesday not to indict Daniel Pantaleo, the officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, New York City braced for Ferguson-like protests.

An online Twitter protest, with the hashtag #ICantBreathe, quickly began trending worldwide. 

The Chief of the NYPD’s Community Affairs Bureau Joanne Jaffe tweeted a response Wednesday afternoon: 

It didn't quite go as planned with Twitter answering her hashtag. 

What with the NYPD come up with next? Stay tuned and keep an eye on Twitter. 

 

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