Rudy Giuliani sent tweeters into overdrive on Friday night with a single-character post on the social media platform:
#— Rudy W. Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) May 30, 2020
Users immediately scrambled to suggest what the hash symbol could mean.
Others thought he’d been trying to dial into a conference call, proposed hashtags he may have been about to post, referenced Trump’s ongoing feud with Twitter and noted the nationwide death toll from the coronavirus pandemic.
"Press the pound key to leave a message." https://t.co/bcI7193pHK— Kevin Fox 🦊😷 (@kfury) May 30, 2020
President's cybersecurity expert weighs in https://t.co/hVtvmXNkO1— Ken Tremendous (@KenTremendous) May 30, 2020
Trump is threatening legal action against Twitter, but his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani still hasn't figured out how to use Twitter: https://t.co/12uAwNvF7s— Palmer Report (@PalmerReport) May 30, 2020
Understood Sir. Initiating the protocols, may God have mercy on us all.— pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) May 30, 2020
Rudy tried to come up with hashtags listing reasons to re-elect Trump— Mike Dorsey 😷 (@DorseyFilm) May 30, 2020
&— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) May 30, 2020
Did you just press pound to speak to a Twitter manager?— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) May 30, 2020
Guess someone had a conference call to dial into tonight. https://t.co/J8smGnKNey— Liz Mair (@LizMair) May 30, 2020
The number is 103,923 deaths caused by your friend.— Ms. Krassenstein (@HKrassenstein) May 30, 2020
Rudy, this is Twitter, not your telephone https://t.co/uzXjZGu1Aq— William LeGate (@williamlegate) May 30, 2020
your best tweet yet— 𝚔𝚎𝚟𝚒𝚗 (@KevINthe406) May 30, 2020
anyone wanna check and see if a rocket just launched somewhere? https://t.co/hzAdhjR3B9— RickyFTW (@rickyftw) May 30, 2020
Hi, you have reached the manager of Twitter. Please enter your Twitter password and click "Tweet" for us to look up your information.— Rami Ismail (@tha_rami) May 30, 2020
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