Trump's Presidential Alert Has Twitter Feeling Nostalgic for That Unsolicited U2 Album


The new Emergency Presidential Alert had everybody's telephones buzzing on Wednesday (Oct. three) with its inaugural message, which learn, "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No motion is required." Twitter customers shared their ideas on the alert by evaluating it to a distinct mobile invasion: U2's Songs of Innocence album, which was mechanically given to all iTunes Store prospects again in 2014 and simply popped up on folks's telephones.

The alert is the primary nationwide take a look at of the system created by the federal government in case of a terror assault or different wide-scale catastrophe. The Twitter group, together with Josh Groban, expressed their confusion with the unsolicited message beneath by reminding us of an easier time, simply 4 years in the past.

Others who didn't obtain the alert additionally made certain to share their emotions on-line.