At 2:18 pm eastern, President Donald Trump sent a message to every smartphone in America to test an alert system designed to allow him to alert the nation of a "crisis."
Predictably, many people were not pleased to receive a message from Trump.
Dang this #PresidentialAlert be wildin’ 😜 https://t.co/RkdCkJfllI— G FUEL | Ghost Wacke (@G FUEL | Ghost Wacke)1538591124.0
HEY EVERYONE, cell phones are cancelled. We are switching back to beepers. Send me your beeper numbers.👌… https://t.co/yyMQRZltZv— Jennifer Chase (@Jennifer Chase)1538591648.0
WHAT IN THE EVERLOVIN' SON OF A BITCH IS THE GOD DAMN PRESIDENT DOING TEXTING ME!!?? I DID NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS HOR… https://t.co/10LKVqYFnj— Matt Arnold (@Matt Arnold)1538590708.0
Your whole presidency is one giant #presidentialalert https://t.co/jyhWledKSS— RAFAEL CASAL (@RAFAEL CASAL)1538590749.0
Hey fucktard @realDonaldTrump take me off your contact list. #PresidentialAlert is bullshit. https://t.co/9fnWscjP7N— Edwin Pinto (@Edwin Pinto)1538591054.0
🚨🚨🚨 TRUMP ALERT 🚨🚨🚨 President Trump now controls all phones in the US!— Comfortably Smug (@Comfortably Smug)1538590753.0
#PresidentialAlert Fuck trump https://t.co/u5HZ2WUMSK— Auryxos (@Auryxos)1538591023.0
Feels like some sort of nazi propaganda machine was just brought online. #presidentialalert @JimCarrey https://t.co/Oy3azfF0Kt— 5YearsIntoTheFuture (@5YearsIntoTheFuture)1538591012.0
When you haven't gotten the trump alert yet but then realize you might be a full 5 minutes behind everyone else in… https://t.co/1JMgFxEc6g— Wat (@Wat)1538590883.0
I disagree. Action is needed. #PresidentialAlert https://t.co/ABXy3Iqkrr— Jennifer Novak (@Jennifer Novak)1538590771.0
@tattedpoc @realDonaldTrump I unfriend you, stop alerting me!— Cascas Vintage (@Cascas Vintage)1538591832.0
This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a BEEEP BEEEEP BEEEEP— sarah jeong (@sarah jeong)1538592135.0