In the words of Hannah Montana, “Everybody makes mistakes, everybody has those days.”
This Friday, June 18, thousands of individuals awakened with a blank e-mail from HBO Max in their inbox. According to the lots of screenshots shared on Twitter, the subject read “Integration Test Email # 1” while the body of the alerted the recipient, “This template is used by integration tests only.”
Though some leapt to the conclusion that they had actually gotten a spam e-mail, or even worse, a phishing rip-off, the HBO Max Help account set the record directly on Friday afternoon: “We mistakenly sent out an empty test email to a portion of our HBO Max mailing list this evening. We apologize for the inconvenience, and as the jokes pile in, yes, it was the intern. No, really. And we’re helping them through it.”
Yes, the Internet can be a dark, wicked location, however many reactions were hugely favorable and motivating of stated intern. Numerous individuals shared their work mistakes in an act of uniformity, however one specific individual’s tweet stuck out: Monica Lewinsky.