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The New York Police Department got more than it bargained Tuesday for when it asked users to post photos with NYPD officers, using the hashtag #MyNYPD. (Photo: Twitter/NYPDNews) The New York Police Department got more than it bargained Tuesday for when it asked users to post photos with NYPD officers, using the hashtag #MyNYPD. (Photo: Twitter/NYPDNews)
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While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped. And it's amazing what the Internet comes up with.

Check out what people are tweeting, sharing and talking about.

NYPD Twitter campaign backfires with pictures of aggressive police force

The New York Police Department got more than it bargained Tuesday for when it asked users to post photos with NYPD officers, using the hashtag #MyNYPD [warning: Contains graphic photos of alleged police brutality].

The response was pretty immediate and overwhelmingly negative. Users began posting photographs that allege to show police brutality or misconduct.

"Free Massages from the #NYPD. What does YOUR Police Department offer?" tweeted @OccupyWallStNYC, which posted an image of officers holding a man, seemingly screaming, with his arms behind his back, on top of a car.

"The #NYPD will also help you de-tangle your hair," tweeted @MoreAndAgain, posting a photo of an officer pulling the hair of a person who appears to be under arrest.

An NYPD spokesperson defended the campaign.

"The NYPD is creating new ways to communicate effectively with the community. Twitter provides an open forum for an uncensored exchange and this is an open dialogue good for our city," Deputy Chief Kim Y. Royster told CNN.

The posts weren't all negative, however.

"My photo from my ride along with the boys from the 90th pct #myNYPD," @NYPDnews tweeted.

Twitter user @SnarkyVegan said it best, "Lesson number 1 about hashtags: just because you created one doesn't mean you own it. #myNYPD"

'The Goonies' sequel in the works

"Goonies say never die!"

A sequel to the classic 1985 movie "The Goonies" is reportedly in the works and might be based around a new story from original writer and executive producer, Steven Spielberg.

TMZ recently tracked down Goonies director Richard Donner who said, "Hopefully we're going to get this done, period. Steven came up with the idea of doing a sequel after 30 years. We've been trying for a long time, then he came up with another storyline and he's right on."

How do you think it will compare to the original? Let us know on Twitter using #MorningXtra.

It's not Pitbull – It's Amy Poehler!

In the latest episode of Billy on the Street from Funny or Die, Amy Poehler and comedian Billy Eichner ran around New York City tricking people into believing that Poehler was the pop singer Pitbull.

And by tricking, this means she wore a cardboard mask with Pitbull's face glued to it.

The lesson here: If you see a man with a mic running down the street with someone that looks like Pitbull, it might actually be Amy Poehler.

On your phone? Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCa_Xgy_ank

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