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#We: Trump Tweets One Word and the People's Internet Does the Rest

Hashtag goes viral after president's account makes unforced error

A single word, We, was enough to generate a new hashtag on social media and offered just the latest opportunity for his critics to unload on the president. (Image: Screenshot)

President Donald Trump, or whoever was managing his Twitter account at the time, mistakenly published a single-word tweet on Saturday that simply said: "We."

And though it was deleted shortly afterwards, screenshots of the message quickly circulated and soon a #We hashtag developed by the president's critics who made the most of an otherwise innocuous social media error.

Some highlights:

And the feed now has a life of its own:

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