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Please RT If You Are Awful

What is wrong with the people who ask to be retweeted? Everything.

Posted on August 1, 2012, at 3:44 p.m. ET

Every day, thousands of Twitter users beg their followers for RTs

And it's impossible to not be terrible if you do that. Even if you're trying to be nice.

But most of the time, people aren't trying to be nice.

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They are promoting something.

Or just being straight-up dicks.

To be fair, this one could just be a survey.

And then there are the millions of these.

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A lot of times, it's basically a threat.

Or unclear what it's about.

Then there's this.

Uh, gross.

Or finally, inevitably, meta.

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