Your relatable tweets are proving to be a real headache for the state of Maine.
As The Daily Dot pointed out Saturday, one of the many ways people announce that they’ve found a tweet relatable is by at-replying the Twitter handle “@me.” It’s tongue-in-cheek — a shorter way to say “that’s me” or “it me.”
The handle is also frequently used when someone says “don’t @ me,” but fails to put a space between “@” and “me.” That space makes a world of difference, y’all. Isn’t Twitter interesting?
Using “@me” has an unintended side effect. The handle @me is actually owned by Maine.com, a website run by a man named Teddy Worcester to advertise Maine tourism. Read more…
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