Former FBI Director James Comey is on Twitter, under his real name this time, and for some reason thought it was a good idea to allow anyone to send him a direct message. Direct message is Twitter's private messaging tool.
James Comey going bold with the open dms pic.twitter.com/eJQrkFNZXY— Ben McDonald (@Bmac0507) November 7, 2017
Naturally, Twitter users responded to this with a matured, measured response and respected his privacy--just kidding, they blew up his phone asking every question you can imagine.
don't ever doubt my commitment to journalism pic.twitter.com/ZFnN10YrGh— rae paoletta (@PAYOLETTER) November 6, 2017
Perhaps unsurprisingly, his DMs are now closed.