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CBS News Calls Derek Jeter “Michael Jeter” In All-Star Game Tweet And The Internet Goes Wild

This is how fast things move on the internet.

1. On Tuesday night, Derek Jeter made his final All-Star appearance. As he stepped off the field in the top of the 4th inning, the Yankees captain received a massive standing ovation from the crowd.

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2. Afterward, @CBSNews tweeted this out:

3. Which naturally led to a ton of people tweeting about #MichaelJeter…

Or is his half-brother Jadaveon Manziel? #MichaelJeter @CBSNews

— JaiSayWhat (@Queen of SideEyesia)

7. And then “Michael Jeter” became the No. 1 trending topic worldwide on Twitter.

8. And, of course, the Wikipedia page for the REAL Michael Jeter was changed.

9. 15 minutes later, CBS News deleted the tweet and sent out a correction.

Whoops, we meant to say DEREK Jeter takes bow at his final All-Star game http://t.co/csJROOgNWU

— CBSNews (@CBS News)

10. God bless the internet.

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