“News neutrality by unbiased coverage”
One News Page
> >

What Is 'COVFEFE', And What Does It Have To Do With Trump?

One News Page Staff Thursday, 1 June 2017
What Is 'COVFEFE', And What Does It Have To Do With Trump?by 👨‍💻 Graham Pierrepoint

Donald Trump is probably the most famous Twitter user on the planet right now – a social media network once having hosted the likes of Stephen Fry and Lady Gaga as their most popular followers, the US President has been using his account alongside his work as Commander in Chief. It’s a fairly odd insight, regularly, into the day to day life of the President – and while many find his tweets to be largely commentary on various issues and how he is perceived in the media, he does sometimes let out an occasional surprise that gets leapt upon by all and sundry.

Covfefe – a term which has gone viral within the space of just a few hours – appeared at the end of one such Trump tweet, occurring after midnight from the White House on Tuesday. It’s a term which has no inherent meaning – but its context is key. Trump’s whole tweet reads ‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe’ – a bizarrely truncated statement which appeared to have initially intended to run on to defend his Presidency against media reporting. However, the nonsensical word that appears to stop the tweet mid flow has taken on a life of its own in the media – either showing that the world really has gone mad, or that it is a clever form of fighting back against Trump.

Many have speculated that the appearance of ‘covfefe’ suggested that the President was interrupted during his message, entering and sending gibberish by mistake. The tweet in question appears to have since been deleted, however, thousands of people took screenshots and quickly circulated images – leading many question, given the timing of the statement, whether or not Trump fell asleep while sending the message.

Regardless of the truth – and with Trump having recognized the rise of the meme in a knowing statement later on in the day on Monday – the speed at which the gibberish has taken on meme status is something of a phenomenon. Either it is testament to how quickly news catches fire in 2017, or it shows just how quickly Trump’s words spread – and how many people are willing to make fun out of his tweets in the process. Some media outlets are going as far as to call covfefe a new ‘official word’ – let’s not go that far just yet – but as memes go, this one rolled out very quickly indeed.

Credit: NYDN Wibbitz - Published < > Embed
News video: Hillary Clinton Tweets 'Covfefe' At The President Sparking A Twitter Clash With Trump Jr.

▶ Hillary Clinton Tweets 'Covfefe' At The President Sparking A Twitter Clash With Trump Jr. 01:11

President Donald Trump decided to go after Hillary Clinton on Twitter again Trump called her crooked and a "terrible candidate" Clinton sparred back using his 'new word' against him "People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe" Then Donald Trump Jr. stepped in to defend his dad "What house is he...

You Might Like

Recent related videos from verified sources

Ireland’s RTÉ Mulls ‘Pop-Up’ Channels In VOD Upgrade, Mullen Says [Video]Ireland’s RTÉ Mulls ‘Pop-Up’ Channels In VOD Upgrade, Mullen Says 03:03

LONDON -- Ahead of the tenth anniversary of its online TV catch-up player, Irish public broadcaster RTÉ is planning to add new features it thinks could please both viewers and advertisers. RTÉ..

Credit: BeetTV - Affiliate - Published

Fox’s Marchese Weighs The Merits Of Attention Versus ‘Performance’ [Video]Fox’s Marchese Weighs The Merits Of Attention Versus ‘Performance’ 04:12

LONDON – Which should be more important to television advertisers: viewer attention or ad "performance"? The answer poses risks for TV providers given the increasing march toward all things..

Credit: BeetTV - Affiliate - Published

Amazon Will Be A Gigantic Ad Sales House: Finecast’s Nielsen [Video]Amazon Will Be A Gigantic Ad Sales House: Finecast’s Nielsen 04:37

LONDON -- Over the last two years, the growing realization that Amazon brings significant skin to the digital advertising game has ballooned. And that is crossing off its ecommerce platform and on to..

Credit: BeetTV - Affiliate - Published

Cat Plays with Treadmill [Video]Cat Plays with Treadmill 00:34

Have you ever wonder why cats love treadmills so much? Is it the moving part that makes them so interested in it or does their hunting instinct awakes when they see the treadmill label moving? Whatever..

Credit: Rumble - Published

Baby Just wants to Make Friends with Dog [Video]Baby Just wants to Make Friends with Dog 00:30

We do not know what these two in the video are talking about, but you will agree that it is the cutest conversation ever. These two best friends are discussing what seems to be a very serious topic and..

Credit: Rumble - Published

Gifts For The Tech-Obsessed With Mario Armstrong! [Video]Gifts For The Tech-Obsessed With Mario Armstrong! 03:00

Mario always has the best gifts, but what does he have for that person that has everything tech?

Credit: Rumble - Published

Nicki Minaj DEFENDS Her Man And His CRIMES! [Video]Nicki Minaj DEFENDS Her Man And His CRIMES! 03:14

You know what they say…every good girl loves a bad boy and that could not be more true for Nicki Minaj as new information comes to light about her new man’s past criminal record AND their..

Credit: Hollyscoop - Published

Cardi B Gets On Instagram Live To Discuss Her Break Up [Video]Cardi B Gets On Instagram Live To Discuss Her Break Up 00:38

According to, "Cardi B... took to her Instagram Live Sunday in an expletive-filled chat where she spoke out about her recent breakup with her husband, fellow rapper Offset." Cardi B stated in..

Credit: Wochit - Published

Recent related news from verified sources

Norwalk Eye Surgeon from Doctor & Associates Shares What You Need to Know About Cataracts

Since cataract surgery is considered a medically necessary procedure, the cost of cataract surgery is largely covered by private insurance or Medicare, the...
PRWeb - Press Releases

Trump called Tillerson 'dumb as a rock' and 'lazy as hell'

Remember Rex Tillerson, Trump's largely accomplishment-free Secretary of State? Well he's back, this time with some long overdue criticism of our Commander in...
Mashable - Internet

Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’

Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’
Information Google has simply printed its annual 12 months in Seek question statistics for 2018 and the most important query of ultimate 12 months was once...
The News Articles - World

The Security Derangement Complex: Technology Companies And Australia’s Anti-Encryption Law – OpEd

Australia is being seen as a test case. How does a liberal democracy affirm the destruction of private, encrypted communications? In 2015, China demonstrated...
Eurasia Review - World

Tweets about this

Other recent news in Internet

Google SEARCH Trends show off the emotional rollercoaster that was 2018AMAZON Fire HD 8 2018 review: Basic to the extreme, but hands-free Alexa is a nice bonus
CHRISTINE BLASEY FORD is 'in awe' of former gymnast Rachael DenhollanderIt’s increasingly looking like China was behind the massive MARRIOTT DATA hack
•More original news reports from One News Page
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest