Technology is seriously weird sometimes, especially with social media.
Posts we scheduled don't actually post, or we never receive notifications.
But one of the stranger phenomenons has to be when something gets posted that we never meant to see the light of day.
That's probably how Idaho news station KTVB felt after they had an "oops" on their Twitter account.
What probably happened was a staff member was updating information on their website and accidentally shared the update on their Twitter account. But whatever the cause, the results were random and hilarious.
Quite to the confusion of the rest of Twitter, KTVB posted the biography of one of their news anchors, Mark Johnson, while simply writing his name as the headline.
Above the link to the biography, it simply read:
Mark Johnson himself replied to the post, expressing the same confusion the rest of Twitter felt.
"Uh... This is awesome? And... huh?"
"This is pretty hilarious, but I'm pretty sure my twin daughters had something to do with this."
"All I can say is that I WILL get them back for this! (But probably not.)"
@KTVB Uh.....this is awesome? And....huh?— Mark Johnson (@Mark Johnson)1618985354.0
Twitter quickly became overrun with the words "Mark" and "Johnson."
@KTVB Mark Johnson— Ellen (@Ellen)1618986108.0
@kuzcobeats @KTVB @emsterlinggg Mark Johnson— Cody👑 (@Cody👑)1618978911.0
@KTVB Mark... Johnson? Mark Johnson? Mark John...son? MARK JOHNSON!!!!— Dexter Von Whiplash (@Dexter Von Whiplash)1618987592.0
@KTVB I also just came here to say Mark Johnson.— Devin Nunes' Alt-Mom (@Devin Nunes' Alt-Mom)1618999709.0
And Mark Johnson surely got a little pick-me-up from all the praise he received for being Mark Johnson.
@KTVB Mark Johnson! America has spoken and you are Mark Johnson! Congratulations I don't know how many years of pra… https://t.co/wmTvTuehWk— JP (@JP)1618987448.0
@KTVB Need to add at the bottom "In April 2021 Mark Johnson surpassed all his wildest dreams and became a viral int… https://t.co/KrWqmsdlJx— Oona (@Oona)1619036332.0
Not to mention the rapid creation of new Mark Johnson memes.
@NiciH10 @KTVB Mark Johnson never dials the wrong number. You pick up the wrong phone.— Jeff Kalac (@Jeff Kalac)1619032598.0
@KTVB Hello Mark https://t.co/ZIcE0mkjcY— Angela Moore (@Angela Moore)1618986267.0
@KTVB ┏┓ ┃┃╱╲ in ┃╱╱╲╲ this ╱╱╭╮╲╲ house ▔▏┗┛▕▔ we respect ╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲ Mark Johnson ╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲ ▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔— Tim Doyle- SERIOUS ARTIST PERSON GUY. (@Tim Doyle- SERIOUS ARTIST PERSON GUY.)1618986074.0
@KTVB I gotta fever...and the only prescription...is more Mark Johnson https://t.co/2YGc1v0MKE— MsMueller&HerCats (@MsMueller&HerCats)1618992279.0
@bhacken @KTVB I hear Mark Johnson recently bought that bear family a house— Geoff 〽️ (@Geoff 〽️)1619027600.0
@Stickybeakin @KTVB I stand with Mark Johnson! Am I Mark Johnson? Are you Mark Johnson? Wait we are all Mark Johnson!— JP (@JP)1618983636.0
@KTVB https://t.co/vR0Hwgycwh— Silver Sky by Janet (@Silver Sky by Janet)1619021308.0
@KTVB No one: KTVB: https://t.co/deucEoZGtm— Andrew Bortnick (@Andrew Bortnick)1619028615.0
Later, Mark Johnson commented again, questioning his strange 15 minutes of fame.
"I'm simultaneously dying [laughing] right now, and fearing that this is the extent of my 15 minutes of internet fame."
"Go Mark Johnson, I guess?"
This surely wasn't what KTVB was planning to do on a Wednesday.
If this was his moment in the limelight, at least he can say it was fun.