You probably don't want to search for "Niger" on Twitter. It's not a good idea, and if you saw it trending, you knew bad things were coming. Because it's Twitter. Of course people are going to be stupid.
But hey, let's take a look-see, shall we?
Lol there is a country named Niger looks a lot like nigger— Lindsay Naphy (@LindsayNaphy) July 28, 2012
I accidentally said nigger instead of Niger— Pauly Deen (@cuatropezons) July 28, 2012
when I saw niger I thought it sais nigger— Emili Novelli (@Em_Fizzy) July 28, 2012
Do we get the word nigger from.niger or nigeria?!— The Heartbreak Kid (@kanye_winfrey) July 28, 2012
Niger, please.— Phil Coke's Brain (@PhilCokesBrain) July 28, 2012
'Niger' trending on Twitter, thought it was nigger at first— PerryThePlatypus(@Charlie1337) July 28, 2012
There were more and that's just a small sampling. But come on people, this is why we can't have nice things (or social media).