The importance of proofreading cannot be understated.
Yahoo Finance’s social media team highlighted that truth Thursday evening when it tweeted a news story with the text: “Trump wants a much bigger navy. Here’s how much it’ll cost.”
At least, that’s what the team meant to post.
Instead, an “n” replaced the “b” on “bigger”—the two letters are adjacent on the keyboard—changing the tweet entirely and making it fodder for caustic barbs from a bevy of Twitter users.
— Mike Cernovich 🇺🇸 (@Cernovich) January 6, 2017
Many seized the opportunity to make jokes about how a not exactly “bigger” navy might look, while others piled on with snark over the organization’s social media prowess: