Presidential Alert goes over poorly on social media

The loud alert test that went off on most Americans' cell phones prompted a flurry of quick actions to stop the blaring noise, and then, for some, a creative turn to Twitter for comedic relief.
0:53 | 10/04/18

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Well most people Smartphone got text messages from the president about 225 million devices buzz at 2:18 PM. Eastern time yesterday afternoon with the presidential alert testing the system that would activate in case of an emergency. The teller set off a ton of reaction and then mock messages on Twitter this one from comedian Jim Jeffries. You walk couldn't I think generously Clint and there was excellent I forgot my Twitter log in I'm just going to use bits from now on. Very good and happy excited it was you. There is some pretty hilarious ones I did not get it. Text ads is cut I put out a couple did didn't I didn't he get anything to get anything now wouldn't this and see in the late hour in in the case of emergency I'll text you. The lower energy the president does that taste they don't learn again and got yes. Just.

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