Patriots Twitter Account Thanks Follower With N-Word in Handle

Ryan Glasspiegel
Nov 13, 2014, 9:50 PM EST

The New England Patriots’ Twitter account is thanking a lot of its followers tonight, and one account with the handle @IHATEN*****SS slipped through the cracks in what we can only hope was an automated mistake and not the case of a social media manager being too hasty. (If the process was automated, the “i” was a “1,” which could explain how it wasn’t caught by a filter.)

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