Covfefe: The Trump twitter typo heard around the world

Last night’s top story on the internet: a dark tale, wherein millions of Americans ganged up to cyberbully a quasi-literate man over one misspelled word.
May 31, 2017, 1:50pm

We’ll probably never really know why President Trump tweeted the word “covfefe” in an ill-fated late night tweet, but the internet doesn’t care for reasons, it only cares for memes. So. Many. Memes.

Within the six hours the tweet was live, websites were registered and new characters were created, all to engage in the covfefe conversation, but we still don’t know what it means.

This segment originally aired May 31, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.

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