Twitter has fun with Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

2017-05-31 09:09

Washington - A confusing tweet posted by US President Donald Trump has left him an object of ridicule online as Twitter continues to decode the meaning behind his late night tweet.

The tweet read: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe"

The misspelled, non-English word "covfefe" became a trending topic on Twitter. Trump may have left his tweet incomplete, but Twitter users soon reacted to fill the missing gaps in the president's open-ended tweet.

Some even went as far as saying "this is the first good thing you've done since being in office".

Trump's Twitter account has constantly come under scrutiny since taking office last year.

The US president is recognised for his regular and vocal tweeting on various political issues, including criticising German trade on the social media platform.

Trump has not tweeted again since posting the tweet, and has not yet made known what he intended on saying to his 31 000 000 followers. However, Twitter never sleeps, and continues to speculate. Here are a few suggestions generated by Twitter users:

Some local reactions include: 

UPDATE - The tweet has finally been deleted, with Trump posting this in response:

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