Elon Musk Pokes Fun at Apple About "awetoekreqt", Again
There undoubtedly has been a time when you were trying to type a message on your phone or tablet only for it to change your word to either some indistinguishable creation altogether or something completely unrelated. Thanks for nothing, autocorrect.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has voiced his grievance against Apple's autocorrect system publicly on Twitter, poking some fun at the company's system.
"Awetoekreqt" is "ducked"
It's not the first time that Musk has taken a jibe at Apple for its autocorrect, criticizing its iPhone feature once more. In a number of tweets, Musk asked Apple to fix its "awetoekreqt" because it's "ducked."
He even shared a meme to prove how "ducking" annoying the feature is.
It’s ducked!— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 24, 2020
This isn't the first time Musk has spoken up against Apple's iPhone features. Earlier this year he criticized its iOS 13 update.
Business Insider reported that at the Satellite Conference 2020 Musk said "What I was referring to is that technology does not automatically improve...People are used to the phone being better every year. I am an iPhone user, but I think some of the recent software updates have been like not great, certainly feeding into that point. It, like, broke my email system...which is quite fundamental."
This meme proves it pic.twitter.com/3CHAzxv6dj— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 24, 2020
Musk's most recent tweet about autocorrect has riled up a storm of responses, generating hundreds of replies and tens of thousands of likes. Here are some of the equally frustrated responses:
People are finding many versions of ducks to post online:
Some are feeling a little more aggressive toward it:
And last but not least: