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BCU Tweets Gallery: May 2021 Update

The second edition of the NEW format for sharing Blue Checkmark tweets on Twitter dot com has arrived (the FIRST EDITION can be found here)! Useful for those who have been away and are looking to catch-up on Blue Checkmark shenanigans, this particular upload contains over 100 images from the past month. A few tweets may be from longer than a month ago, as they were discovered in the given timeframe.

Please note that tweets ACROSS the “political spectrum” are included and the images below are solely for entertainment purposes. Some of the tweets included are a bit wild as well, so keep that in mind when viewing. Hope everyone enjoys the gallery! The world of “Blue Check Twitter” is certainly a crazy one, so we hope this gives everyone a small glimpse of what it has to offer.

Twitter RATIO WATCH: Tariq Nasheed

Race-hustling on Twitter dot com is a lucrative-enough industry for several Blue Checkmarks to profit off of it. We talked a while back about one Ibram “X” Kendi, the man who scored below a 1,000 on his SAT on his path to becoming a best-selling author. Today, we feature a man who takes a much different approach to the idea of “race-baiting”: Tariq Nasheed.

While Ibram “X” Kendi masquerades as an “academic” of sorts, Tariq Nasheed simply puts his whole persona out there. The self-proclaimed “#1 Race Baiter” in the world is far more active on Twitter and involves himself in a new argument seemingly every day. Despite having over 263k followers, nobody ACTUALLY has heard of the guy outside of Twitter. So what did Tariq do today that caught the attention of thousands??

The Tweet

The tweet contained a video clip that we obviously will not be sharing, but included a front desk clerk who was simply doing his job. After a mistake in the company’s reservation system, the man filming the video was not happy whatsoever. While he has a right to be unhappy with the glitch or error in the system, his actions in the rest of the video were quite unnecessary. The result of this “scolding” was what Tariq calls a “nervous breakdown” in the tweet. While doxing a guy and making fun at a potential mental illness or condition, Tariq also adds a racial component to the matter at hand. As you could imagine, the replies and Quote Tweets were NOT pleased with Tariq’s latest stunt.

Blue Checkmarks on both sides of the proverbial political “aisle” were critical of the Tweet, along with people of all races and ethnic backgrounds. Simply put, EVERYONE felt that this was a terrible tweet. When some began to point out the fact that a mental condition may have been at play, Tariq got quite defensive.

We don’t know the validity of the information in the last Tweet, but apparently Tariq seems to. The situation is messed up BEFORE you factor in any sort of mental illness or condition. Factor that in and you could only imagine how hard it has been for the guy. Does Tariq care about the mental well-being of an individual simply doing his job? Of course not, he simply cares about the engagement on his tweet to promote his book and new film.

Tariq’s “Victory Lap”

Despite the tweet receiving overwhelmingly negative feedback and a ratio in the process, Tariq could have taken time to reflect on his actions. What did he do instead?

He instead doubles-down on his actions, claiming that the people complaining were “white supremacists”. The reality of the situation was that EVERYONE was calling him out, with Tariq insisting on playing the “victim” instead of taking responsibility for his tweet. If he was sincere about his takes on “systemic white supremacy” playing a role in today’s society, his actions and tweets just about negate each of those arguments. To those who wouldn’t know any better, it would appear as though his “race-baiting” is merely a grift so he can profit off of social division.

Oh…..well there it is. Usually Blue Checkmarks aren’t as candid as Tariq is, so you have to appreciate the honesty to some degree. Beyond that, this reply doesn’t exactly put him in a good light. But he’s the “#1 Race Baiter” in the world, so what do we know? When 24 hours have passed, we can officially add the tweets that qualify to our Twitter Ratio Rankings.

Some Final Thoughts

Off the top of my head, it’s hard to recall a Blue Checkmark tweeting something as maliciously as this video was. One tweet that does come to mind, however, was the sage involving David Leavitt and his pursuit of an electric toothbrush for the price of a penny. If you recall, David essentially harassed a Target manager because of a mistake found in one of the aisles that erroneously priced an item. The legend of “Target Tori” was soon born, as people rallied in support of her and mocked the guy who shared her picture with the internet. A “GoFundMe” was quickly created for her, allowing her to take a vacation amid all of the nonsense she dealt with.

While we personally do not know the individual involved in the video shared by Tariq, a “GoFundMe” created by someone who does would be quite beneficial for the guy. We aren’t a big site with a big audience by any stretch, but would GLADLY spread the word of it on here and on Twitter. Not only would it be nice for him financially, it would also be a gesture to him that the internet supports him and has his back. If we receive word of something of the sort, we will update the post accordingly. Nobody should EVER have to deal with a Blue Checkmark doxing and slandering an individual for simply doing their job!

On that note, Tariq gives us one last reminder that we have about this site in general. While we do enjoy making jokes and poking fun at the Blue Checks, the primary reason this site was created was to show the “outside world” the happenings on Twitter dot com that they otherwise would never hear about. With yet another Blue Checkmark blatantly abusing their platform and status, it also serves as another reminder of why we exist. While it’s quite sad that grown adults can not be entrusted with a blue checkmark without causing some type of rift, it’s encouraging to see the multitude of Twitter communities speaking out against them.

Disagreements on Twitter will continue to happen among people. That’s what makes Twitter, Twitter! Putting those aside, if only for a few moments, was surely a welcome site to see.

Have a great evening, morning, afternoon, or whatever time of day you are at right now, everyone!

Introducing the “BCU Diploma Creator”

We have FINALLY brought the “meme generator” from our other site over here onto BCU, in the form of a “Diploma Maker”! With 4 different “types” of diplomas and customizable text, you can create a meme in SECONDS that can be used in a reply section on a given Blue Checkmark tweet! While the page link can be found here and by clicking the “BCU Resources” tab on the main menu, you can also access the generator on this page as well! Just scroll down below!

Twitter RATIO WATCH: Jason Nguyen

While the state of supposed “Journalism” has never been worse than it is in 2021, the bar continues to be set LOWER by those in the profession. That’s exactly where we find ourselves with one Jason Nguyen, an EMMY NOMINATED “investigative Journalist” working for the ABC affiliate out in Salt Lake City, Utah. How is one capable of lowering a “bar” that is dug into the ground at this point? Let’s find out.

“Investigative Journalism”

Jason first caught the eyes of many on Twitter by conducting his version of “investigative journalism”; which included the use of hacked materials from an online donation site for the defense of Kyle Rittenhouse. Since we’ve come to expect this behavior from journalists at this point, let’s ignore the ethics of using the information and get to the tweet.

Jason went ahead and paid a visit to the individual who gave a $10 donation to the fundraiser, documenting the activity in a way that frames the individual quite poorly. The rationale given by Jason himself was to “hear his side of the story”, ignoring the fact that there really was no “story”. He goes on to clarify his POV, stating that the “story” was actually the fact that the donation was given using a government email.

While this is slightly less malicious-sounding than what many thought (and possibly untrue), the ethical questions and poor journalistic “framing” still obviously remain. As you could imagine, users on Twitter dot com were NONE too pleased by the tweet. We’ll provide those in a separate post when we collect them all.

The Ratio

Amassing 11,500 “Replies” compared to just 174 non-quote Tweet “Retweets”, Jason found himself placing at #10 in our Twitter Ratio Rankings. Among the worst that we’ve seen on Twitter in 2021, Jason eventually deleted the tweet, providing the world with this explanation:

This tweet itself may find itself placing highly in the rankings, as the reception early-on has not been positive. Many are calling for a sincere apology instead of, well, whatever this is. As it stands however, Jason will have his tweet go down in the record books as our #10 Ratio in our recorded ratio history; An enormous feat that only FEW can hope to achieve!

The “Aftermath”

Despite the deletion of the tweet and several days passing since it had been originally written, it was still fresh in the minds of many. While we don’t condone what Jason is referring to in the tweet below, we do question the validity of the statement for a few reasons. Regardless, Jason left us with THIS message before ultimately deciding to put his profile on “Protected” mode.

When will he take his profile off of “private” mode? What will he tweet next? Will he apologize for doxing a guy over a $10 donation? How did he win an “Emmy”? All valid questions that remain unanswered. We’ll update the post or even write an entirely new one as more updates come!

BCU Tweets Gallery: Easter Weekend 2021 Update

Good afternoon all! This is your President (Commish) with a QUICK announcement regarding the BCU Tweets section of the site and a change associated with it! As some of you may know, there are A LOT of tweets contained in that gallery (close to 2,000 at this point). While it’s great to have that many screenshots of Blue Checkmark (and some other) tweets in one place, you can only imagine how much data is loaded at one time. Thus, the page has often been quite slow to load the images.

While we will still continue to upload all tweets to that Gallery, we figured that we would ALSO provide a condensed version of the tweets each time we have a mass upload. This way, you can see ALL of the wild images we have to share while avoiding the load times/glitches with the other page.

This first edition of “condensed” BCU Tweets includes screenshots taken about 1-2 months ago. A new edition can be expected every 1-2 months, as we upload images in bulk to save time and energy! As always, feel free to download, share, steal, or do whatever with these images.

BCU Tweets Gallery #1: Easter Weekend 2021 (April)