Jon Stewart has simply joined Twitter, and is now the proud proprietor of a verified account. And, in fact, his first tweet was concerning the redditors on r/WallStreetBets and their stonks.
Whereas it might be the primary time he’s made an look on Twitter, Stewart is already becoming proper in — with a profile image that’s not truly of him, however a canine.
That is bullshit. The Redditors aren’t dishonest, they’re becoming a member of a celebration Wall Avenue insiders have been having fun with for years. Do not shut them down…possibly sue them for copyright infringement as an alternative!!
We have realized nothing from 2008.
— Jon Stewart (@jon_actual) January 28, 2021
Fellow late-night commentator Stephen Colbert jumped in to welcome him to the platform, giving Stewart a quote tweet hours earlier than his account was verified.
In his second tweet, Stewart thanked everybody for the nice and cozy welcome, however says he solely plans to make use of Twitter in a “sporadic and ineffective method.” (Against the remainder of us, who use it continually and ineffectively.)
Thanks for the nice and cozy welcome! I promise to solely use this app in a sporadic and ineffective method.
— Jon Stewart (@jon_actual) January 29, 2021
It’s unclear what the long run holds for Stewart on Twitter. Will he use it to advertise his upcoming return to tv along with his Apple TV present? Will he truly say the phrase “stonks”? No matter his plan is, it’ll be seen by a big viewers — he’s racked up greater than 120,000 followers within the practically 5 hours since he first tweeted.
From all of us right here at The Verge: welcome to Twitter.