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U.S. Press Secretary tweets with Apple Notes. Dottedly.

You gotta love government trying to use technology. That they embrace it is terrific. That they kinda trip over themselves at the same time is hilarious.

The latest is the U.S. Press Secretary trying to use Apple Notes for an extended tweet, you know, like Hollywood and social media types typically do for their apologies.

But, the Apple Notes screenshot ended up getting posted with a maddening little black dot. An errant bit of Markup, not undone, not removed, not caught and corrected. Just posted for everyone to gawk at.

Sure, everyone makes mistakes and anyone can be awkward with tech. It's just when you're a public figure and you do it in public it garners publicity.

Good on Apple Notes for becoming, like AirPods, its own meme. I'm guessing we haven't laughed out last at its use and misuse.

You go Twitter.

Rene Ritchie
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Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.