#PrayForParis...Hilton? Some people thought the hashtag on Paris attack was about the socialite

There are some people on Twitter who thought the hashtag for Paris terror attack was about Paris Hilton.

FP Staff November 17, 2015 16:37:21 IST
#PrayForParis...Hilton? Some people thought the hashtag on Paris attack was about the socialite

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you see #PrayForParis?

PrayForParisHilton Some people thought the hashtag on Paris attack was about the socialite

Some people need to realise this is not the Paris most of us were talking about when we said #PrayForParis. AFP

You might think that's a question with an obvious answer. But there was a small section of people on Twitter who proved that they need some serious lessons in basic general awareness.

Because this section actually thought that #PrayForParis was a hashtag meant for American celebrity Paris Hilton.

Therefore, some people on Twitter were really confused when they saw the hashtag trending and began posting about whether something had happened to Hilton.

Some of the tweets are so ridiculous it's difficult to figure out whether the people posting them actually believed what they were saying or were just trolling others on the internet.

Here are some of those tweets and the reactions to them:

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