When the New York Police Department asked people to tweet photos of themselves with police officers on Tuesday, the campaign backfired, as many responded with photos depicting police brutality.
The backlash then took on in other cities, like Los Angeles.
— LA CAN (@LACANetwork) April 22, 2014
People in countries around the world also created iterations of the hashtag to tweet photos of arrests and protests.
In Greece, people used #myELAS:
— George Panag (@George_Panagiot) April 23, 2014
— Ygritte Snow (@AthenaDimiDimi) April 23, 2014
In Mexico, people tweeted with #MiPolicíaMexicana:
— Demian Sánchez (@psicdemian) April 23, 2014