The Brief: The federal government's cell phone test alert inspired a variety of jokes and memes.

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An emergency alert test labeled “Presidential Alert” reached most Americans’ cell phones on October 3rd. Many social media users recreated the alert as a meme format and joke template, many of whom used it to criticize or support President Trump.

https://twitter.com/rachel_bagley/status/1047558232246571008?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1047558232246571008&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thrillist.com%2Fnews%2Fnation%2Fpresidential-alert-test-reactions-memes

https://twitter.com/own___ass/status/1047585851042156544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1047585851042156544&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fmashable.com%2Farticle%2Fpresidential-alert-meme-twitter%2F

https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1047556359028391936?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1047556359028391936&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.usatoday.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fpolitics%2Fonpolitics%2F2018%2F10%2F03%2Ftwitter-reacts-donald-trump-fema-test-presidential-alert%2F1513317002%2F

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