We deserve an answer.

On Wednesday night, JP Morgan invited Twitter users to what was supposed to be a civil, informative Twitter Q&A, where users could tweet questions for the bank, which would be answered by James Lee, the bank's vice chairman. The Q&A unfortunately had to be cancelled when Twitter users joined together en masse to remind Mr. Lee that America despises him and his entire industry. 

Using the hashtag #AskJPM, questioners peppered Lee with inquiries ranging from what kind of illegal dealings the bank has engaged in, to their staff's daily volume of human blood consumption.

It was the kind of display that makes you realize Twitter really is good for something. Occasionally, I'll get down on that site and its propensity to make people broadcast the most irritating sides of themselves. Then I'll see it put to the good cause of letting a top banker know he's detested by the vast majority of his fellow countrymen, and I'll be reminded that technology works.

Here are just a few of the questions for James Lee:

 

 

 

 

 

After more than 20,000 questions, the bank discovered they might have made a mistake.

Hey, why not try a reddit AMA? What could go wrong?

(by Bob Powers)

Sources: Financial Review