The person who runs Yahoo! Finance's Twitter account should probably learn how to proofread the tweets before either scheduling them or sending them out live. In a tweet that was simply supposed to state that Donald Trump wants a bigger Navy, it actually said something totally different:

Illustration for article titled Heres What Happened When Yahoo! Finance Tweeted, ‘Trump Wants a Much N--ger Navy’
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Yeah, we're pretty sure Trump would want anything but that. Of course, black Twitter never sleeps, and seized the opportunity to do what it does best. And that's how #NiggerNavy came to be:

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This white guy knew what was up, though:

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It took the person responsible for the Twitter account almost 20 minutes to delete the tweet. And about an hour later, Yahoo! Finance apologized for the tweet:

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But you know, screenshots and hashtags live on forever.

The end.

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