The U.S. Strategic Command’s (STRATCOM) tweet similar to the password quickly became a social media sensation. The password-like post prompted comments such as ‘Did the U.S. accidentally share the nuclear code?’
Social media is talking about the bizarre Twitter post shared by the US Strategic Command (STRATCOM).
STRATCOM posted on its Twitter account on Sunday evening, “;l;; gmlxzssaw,” he tweeted. Reactions to the agency’s password-like post were swift.
His post, which was quickly retweeted thousands of times, received many comments.
Some users commented ‘Did the U.S. accidentally share the nuclear code?’ while one user commented ‘Clarify this situation The earth will be gone in an hour?’
STRATCOM took action about the post about half an hour later and deleted the tweet.
It later issued a statement on Twitter saying: ‘We apologise for the confusion. Please don’t mind this post.’
Support for STRATCOM came from Canada. The statement made from the Canadian Army’s Twitter account in the USA included the following statements;
‘These things happen all the time. It may even happen to you one day. It’s okay guys’