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Elon Musk accidentally tweets his cell number

Elon Musk accidentally tweets his cell number

The latest to do so is the tech-world's real-life Tony Stark - Elon Musk.

Musk accidentally sent out his phone number to his 16.7 million twitter followers.

The billionaire meant to share the number with Oculus Virtual Reality (VR) Co-founder John Carmack late on Tuesday perhaps as a private direct message, asking him to give a call.

"Do you have a sec to talk?".




We've all done it: Musk appears to have accidentally sent a message as a Tweet, rather than a DM, to gaming legend John Carmack, who now works at VR firm Oculus. Musk wrote from his account on Tuesday, instead of sending a private message to Carmack.

Speculation quickly followed that Musk was trying to poach Carmack for one of his companies, and the Facebook exec tweeted out an explanation for why the two would be in touch. It is easy to see John Carmack's brilliant mind fit in at any of those companies, but a Facebook spokeswoman said Carmack doesn't plan to leave the company. Representatives for Tesla and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. "By the Gods you've done it", the message intones.

CNBC, among others, tried calling the phone number and was greeted by a message recorded by "God of War" creator David Jaffe. "Somehow you've found your way here to me".

Among the most famous phone numbers: 911, 867-5309, 1-800-MATTRESS, and now ...

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