Media mocks Biden over confusion for asking viewers to 'go to Joe 30330'

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCNN's Anderson Cooper mocks WH press secretary over Fox News interview Yang cautions Democrats: Impeachment might not be 'successful' Ocasio-Cortez: Sanders' heart attack was a 'gut check' moment MORE was mocked by some in the media for telling viewers watching the second Democratic presidential primary debate from Detroit to "go to Joe 30330" during his closing statement, with many believing the 2020 front-runner was attempting to direct potential donors to a website instead of asking them to send a text.

"‘Go to Joe 30330’: Biden Sends Supporters on a Digital Wild Goose Chase," reads a New York Times headline on Thursday morning.


"Joe Biden Gave Out A Bizarre Website At The Debate And People Were Very Confused," reads another from BuzzFeed News.

Biden's official 2020 campaign website is

Journalists and pundits quickly reveled in the flub on Twitter late Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Biden later clarified the proper instructions in a tweet to his more than 3.6 million followers.

"I just got off the stage where I shared my bold vision for our future built on uniting our country. Because I know if we work together, there’s nothing we can’t do," he tweeted. "Let's keep our momentum going. If you liked what you heard tonight, text JOE to 30330 and let's get to work."

Biden currently leads comfortably in most polls for the Democratic nomination, holding a 16-point lead over his closest rival, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOcasio-Cortez: Sanders' heart attack was a 'gut check' moment Ocasio-Cortez tweets endorsement of Sanders Ocasio-Cortez throws support to Sanders at Queens rally MORE (I-Vt.), in the RealClearPolitics index.