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Good morning, PR pros:

 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences caused a stir when it tweeted a promotion to use its Oscars Prediction Experience app. Here’s how the tweet was supposed to look:

Think you know who will take home an Oscar this year? Make your #Oscars predictions and tune in Sunday, Feb. 9 to see how you did!

— The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 3, 2020

However, a technical snafu caused The Academy’s image to display a user’s completed submission with predictions, which looks like this:

I just made my official #Oscars predictions! Think you can do better? DM @TheAcademy to make your picks!

— jp (@JPGramajoC) February 4, 2020

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