A funny thing happened after President Barack Obama’s video with Zach Galifianakis surfaced on FunnyorDie.com this morning — the comedy website became the No. 1 referrer to the Obamacare site.
Tara McGuinness, a White House senior communications advisor was happy to let everyone know:
http://t.co/FrO24hdvcA is the #1 source of referrals to http://t.co/0r93BavlrV right now.— T. McGuinness (NARA) (@Tara44) March 11, 2014
In addition to the video, Funny Or Die also posted a series of GIFs with Obama, which surely helped drive traffic as well:
And Tuesday afternoon, the White House extended its thanks to Galifianakis:
Hey @galifianakisz, thanks for sending so many folks to #GetCoveredNow at http://t.co/5zeR2RQuXe. And good luck with those spider bites. -bo— White House Archived (@ObamaWhiteHouse) March 11, 2014
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