Just like every year, there was a lot of hype leading up to CES 2018. What new gadgets would be seen? What are the big announcements going to be? No one would even think a large convention like this would suffer a blackout.
On January 10, 2018, CES suffered a 2-hour blackout due to the unexpected rain in Las Vegas. It started at 11:15 a.m PT when the power in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s South and Central Halls went out. The lights in the South Hall went back on immediately, but the Central Hall’s lights were not restored for another 2 hours.CES concluded that the cause of this freak incident was condensation from heavy rainfall. For more details on the incident, click here.
During the CES blackout, people and companies were having a field day on Twitter tweeting from the event and commenting about it. Some notable companies who got involved on #CESblackout include Intel, Energizer, and Texas Instruments. Below are some of the hilarious tweets that came out of the CES blackout.
7 Hilarious CES Blackout 2018 Tweets
1. Morgan Little, @mlittlesf
— Morgan Little (@mlittlesf) January 10, 2018
2. Terry Luciani, @tluciani
— Terry Luciani (@tluciani) January 10, 2018
3. Intel, @intel
— Intel (@intel) January 10, 2018
4. Jeff Wetherbee, @TexasJeffW
— Jeff Wetherbee (@TexasJeffW) January 10, 2018
5. Texas Instruments, @TXInstruments
— Texas Instruments (@TXInstruments) January 10, 2018
6. HyperX, @HyperX
— HyperX (@HyperX) January 10, 2018
7. Digital Addicts, @digitaladdicts_
— Digital Addicts (@digitaladdicts_) January 10, 2018
The list of hilarious #CESblackout tweets keeps growing. The great CES blackout of 2018 will definitely be one for the record books. Check out our Twitter Moment about what happened!
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