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The Internet celebrated last week when Wendy’s gave an uncouth Web denizen his comeuppance via a sharp and timely tweet:
The evisceration of Thuggy-D caused digital and traditional media alike to celebrate Wendy’s victory in this “Twitter beef” including an entire segment on Anderson Cooper that played like a Jimmy Fallon bit, if Fallon were still in middle school and had no talent:
Yeah, Wendy’s was funny and quick and put the guy in his place, and it worked out for them that one time.
But just a week later, the Wendy’s social team spread a white nationalist symbol on Twitter when they off-handedly posted a Pepe the Frog photo in response to a fan request. Turns out, that image has been deemed hate speech by the Anti-Defamation League. (edit: Pepe’s association in this way is not widely accepted)
Not so cute now, are they?
I’ve heard the Twitterati say “someone …