Excuse me po!

In the heat of feeding mostly-serious news to its Facebook account, GMA News suddenly posted a weird update which, according to one observer, sounded like the following:

2 midnight tyrists w/ twister fries, buti na lang understanding gf ko 😀

Twister fries? Gf? Somebody must have posted something in the wrong feed.

In less than five minutes, the online news team posted this, explaining the peculiarity of the previous few minutes:

…which elicited rave reviews:

Much later, GMA News meditated on the situation:


Uh…good job, GMA News. That’s one comic relief that, as you said, should never happen again.

If only serious media gaffes and lapses could be corrected as easily and openly as this. Social media is just amazing.

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