When the NYPD sent out a tweet asking for pictures of followers with officers this afternoon, they probably anticipated images similar to the following:
While they received plenty they'd be proud to retweet, they were inundated with the likes of this:
How did they not see this coming? Considering their reputation and track record, whoever runs the Twitter account should've known what they were opening themselves up to: an aggregate of concentrated failure. Pandora's box came flying open for all of the world to see, and people are taking the carnage and running with it like DeSean Jackson against the Giants.
The Twitter account has been dormant for over an hour, meaning they're probably trying to figure out how to deal with this. For the moment, silence seems to be the best option.
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