The 14-year-old 9th standard boy, Ahmed Mohamed who was arrested for taking a handmade digital clock to his school, has received internship offer at Twitter. Additionally, Zuckerberg has invited him at Facebook and Obama at White House.
Twitter retweeted the following internship invite:
Hi @IStandWithAhmed, we ???? building things at @twitter too. Would you consider interning with us? We’d love it — DM us! #IStandWithAhmed
— Twitter (@twitter) September 16, 2015
On the other hand, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook Inc. also sent him an offer letter to come by and visit and see him at the office. Zuckerberg posted the following on his facebook status.
“Ahmed, if you ever want to come by Facebook, I’d love to meet you,” Zuckerberg wrote him.
Ahmed Mohamed Gets Internship Offer At Twitter; Obama, Google, Facebook Invite Him
Prior to getting the invites of Facebook and Twitter, he was called on by the US President Barack Obama to come and meet him and show that clock.
Earlier, on Wednesday, people on social media sites criticized in a huge amount against the arrest by the police and the school for complaining about the same.
People supported him by using the hashtag #IStandWithAhmed on both Twitter and Facebook.
After finding innocent, many big organizations and tech companies offered him to come and visit them like Facebook, Twitter, Google, and NASA.
Google tweeted the following:
Hey Ahmed- we’re saving a seat for you at this weekend’s Google Science Fair…want to come? Bring your clock! #IStandwithAhmed
— Google Science Fair (@googlescifair) September 16, 2015
Ahmed thanked all those who supported him at the crucial moment. He wrote on ✔ @IStandWithAhmed
“Thank you fellow supporters, we can ban together to stop this racial inequality and prevent this from happening again”.
“I built a clock to impress my teacher but when I showed it to her she thought it was a threat to her so it was really sad that she took the wrong impression of it,” Ahmed said.
Moreover, he said that he doesn’t care if the school and police department apologize or not even after considering him a teen terrorist.
“I have been suspended until Thursday, but I don’t wish to return there. I am looking for transferring the schools,” he added.