10 brands create their own Presidential Alerts

Following the #PresidentialAlert, brands followed up with their own "important" messages to the public.

Across the U.S. at 2:18 p.m. EST on Wednesday, smartphones received a Presidential Alert from FEMA: "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed."

Soon after, #PresidentialAlert was trending on social media. Brands quickly followed up by tweeting their own "Presidential Alerts" to followers.

Here’s how 10 brands responded:

New York Mets

Houston Zoo

Jameson U.S.

— Jameson U.S. (@jameson_us) October 3, 2018

Charlotte Hornets


Mean Girls Broadway

San Diego Zoo

City of Boulder

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Walking Dead

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