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Yahoo Finance Typo Inspires Black Twitter to Create Hilarious “Black Navy” Memes

Black Twitter was on fire last night (Jan. 5) and is was all thanks to a typo by a Yahoo Finance employee.

Yahoo Finance covered a story on President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to expand the U.S. Navy. The story was shared on the news site’s Twitter account, only who ever composed the tweet did not type the word “bigger” as (hopefully) intended and wrote something entirely different.

Here's the original Yahoo Finance navy post in case you missed it : pic.twitter.com/fmrkLvPTkA

— Falooda Papi (@atishjogi) January 6, 2017

Now, Black Twitter could have responded to this in two ways: Blast the news site for blatant racism and carelessness or humor. The later was chosen and, man, did Black Twitter come with the jokes. Twitter users created a “Black Navy” complete with battleship names, uniforms, recruitment ads, playlists, and more.

When New York niggas are ready to join the #NiggerNavy pic.twitter.com/wWLcpsTbjL

— Lastsonofkrypton (@GodofKrypton) January 6, 2017

Reporting for the Trump #NiggerNavy pic.twitter.com/7AEexIrPCA

— 22oz Lemonade (@_FruitLoopin) January 6, 2017

#NiggerNavy Special Ops pic.twitter.com/OWAWVzZPe3

— Zaddy Bearington (@misterj006) January 6, 2017

When the #NiggerNavy ask you for gas money to take you across the Atlantic Ocean pic.twitter.com/0r5723OJeO

— Tragic Johnson (@2Peas_InAShad) January 6, 2017

#NiggerNavy gone get pulled over 100 times on their way to war

“What are you doing in this part of the ocean?!”

— Faithful Black Woman (@A_Pretty_ChemE) January 6, 2017

#niggernavy gonna tell the Commander

"Yo we round the corner"

And still be on the dock.

— Lester Freeman (@TerrellChuggs) January 6, 2017

#NiggerNavy most definitely sailing over the Specific Ocean

— James Wonder (@MichaelHJordan) January 6, 2017

Trump : "We have to stop North Korea"#NiggerNavy : "Shiid who the fuck is we?"

— Jay / Squidz ? (@SQUlDZ) January 6, 2017

The battleship after income tax season #NiggerNavy pic.twitter.com/kWKce1jAh7

— WhenPigsFly (@KnuckDuh) January 6, 2017

#NiggerNavy Enlistment party pic.twitter.com/mCcR7KacrZ

— Wholesomely Bearded (@Bruce_Cares) January 6, 2017

Nah, girl. I am NOT about to get my hair wet during basic training! #NiggerNavy pic.twitter.com/duvduQrJLE

— ™Marcus (@TheMisterMarcus) January 6, 2017

When the #NiggerNavy calls in air support pic.twitter.com/RpPa6n1BUQ

— Alt-Matthew (@_MatthewBoomin_) January 6, 2017

You was just another country on the hit list #NiggerNavy pic.twitter.com/KcsFUgUG90

— Romuèl (@_______Manny) January 6, 2017

As “Black Twitter” became a trending topic, of course some white Twitter users tried to take away all the fun by somehow calling the social media sub-group racist. Or they tried to join in. Black Twitter was having none of it though.

Non Black ppl don't even try it. #NiggerNavy pic.twitter.com/MJVq1cnukP

— Chihiro Ogino (@WickedBeaute) January 6, 2017

Whenever Black Twitter has a good hashtag this happens.. pic.twitter.com/7aYnOf5pbe

— LB (@BobbyBudnic) January 6, 2017

Let's be honest. There are only two Twitters. There is Black Twitter. And there are racist twitter trolls who harass Black twitter

— Tariq Nasheed (@tariqnasheed) January 6, 2017

Sooo.. black Twitter is racist bc they took a racist term created by white people & turned it into a joke??? pic.twitter.com/GjLoEGHu4r

— demi (@gahhdamn123) January 6, 2017

You not being able to understand Black Twitter or not being able to say the N word does not make you oppressed. Dummy.

— AlyssaLaFlare?? (@AlyssaLaBella) January 6, 2017

The people who defend all-white country clubs because "it's a private organization" are the same people who'd say Black Twitter is racist.

— Sugarplum Jerry (@BostonJerry) January 6, 2017

It actually only made Black Twitter embrace itself even more.

Black Twitter when we unite pic.twitter.com/UTpwWtE72E

— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 6, 2017

Black Twitter needs its own Netflix documentary, "Lmao It's Lit Af": How Black Twitter Runs Social Media Culture.

— Rob Sherrell (@RobJustJokin) January 6, 2017

Black Twitter is like a big family reunion, honestly. That's why I love this app.

— jan. 10 (@toddrdavison) January 6, 2017

Let's be honest, black twitter made twitter into the platform it is now

— Bishop (@_RakimFromBK) January 6, 2017

Black Twitter is the only Twitter I know pic.twitter.com/6SgreL9jQD

— ANTi (@_yved_) January 6, 2017

Yahoo Finance’s original tweet remained posted for nearly 30 minutes before being deleted and offering an apology.

We deleted an earlier tweet due to a spelling error. We apologize for the mistake.

— Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) January 6, 2017

To be fair, the letter “B” and “N” are right next to each other on a qwerty keyboard, so this really could have been a really unfortunate typo. At least we had Black Twitter to give us a many great laughs.

Yahoo Finance Typo Inspires Black Twitter to Create Hilarious “Black Navy” Memes is a post from: Gossip On This – Pop Culture, News, Videos & Humor

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