Twitter spams Trump’s COVID tweet with copypasta in Amharic

Twitter spams Trump's COVID tweet with copypasta in Amharic

Twitter users flooded the president’s mentions with creepy passages and haunting images after he announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. No, it’s not some otherworldly hex on Trump — this is just another meme. 

President announced his and first lady Melania Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis via Twitter (of course) on Thursday night, and social media exploded. Amid well wishes for a speedy recovery, glee at the diagnosis, and discourse over each response, Twitter users also started responding with messages paired with creepy images. When translated from Amharic to English, the messages warned of a “sinful soul” beyond salvation.  Read more…

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