Activists march down Wall Street holding a cutout of JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon, during a protest against budget cuts and bank practices, in New York, May 12, 2011. Now, the FBI is launching a preliminary investigation in the company for possible criminal activity. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

Best #AskJPM questions

Ethan Lindsey Nov 13, 2013
Activists march down Wall Street holding a cutout of JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon, during a protest against budget cuts and bank practices, in New York, May 12, 2011. Now, the FBI is launching a preliminary investigation in the company for possible criminal activity. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

J.P. Morgan, the financial services division of banking giant J.P. Morgan Chase, cancelled a live Twitter Q&A it had scheduled for Thursday, after Twitter users flooded the company’s hashtag with questions it didn’t really want to answer. Here’s the initial tweet:

Perhaps not surprisingly, the marketing stunt backfired and the trolls and sometime-comedians on Twitter took over:


As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.

Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.

Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.