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The Struggle With Internet Algorithms Is Real For People With 'Offensive' Last Names 😂

By Jonna Ivin-Patton

Twitter user Natalie Weiner has probably heard all the jokes, but being blocked from creating an account online because your name is deemed offensive is no laughing matter. 

Turns out Weiner isn't the only one who has come up against a finicky algorithm that is easily offended.

Weiner shared her frustration on Twitter with being denied an account based on her last name. To her credit, she had a good sense of humor about it.