JPMorgan Scraps Twitter Q&A Over Fiscal Furor

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It was a brief idea that lasted all of nine glorious hours: the vice-chairman of US corporate banking giant JPMorgan, Jimmy Lee, announced he would be taking over the @jpmorgan Twitter feed at 1pm today. By last night, however, major news outlets around the world were reporting the idea as completely scrapped because of the thousands of angry, abusive tweets the company received at the hashtag #AskJPM.

It all began with this tweet:

It didn't take long for the tweets to pile in, and a vast majority were far from friendly:

By the time the company had had enough...

... it was far too late. Not even Jamie Dimon could undo what had been done:

Even Hacktivist group Anonymous weighed in on one of their many Twitter outlets:

The wisest tweet, ironically, came from a fellow banker, who said:

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