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Romney's With Mitt Amercia app delights Twitter, bloggers

Campaign app for iPhone contains typo 'A Better Amercia,' new version awaits Apple approval.

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The “With Mitt” app launched Tuesday containing a typo – A Better Amercia – has gone viral, but probably not the way strategists had intended. (With Mitt/Screengrab)

If Mitt Romney’s team wanted to inject some life into his campaign with a new iPhone app, mission accomplished.

The “With Mitt” app launched Tuesday containing a typo – A Better Amercia – has gone viral, but probably not the way strategists had intended.

“Are you with Mitt in 2012? Then show your support,” the app’s description reads on iTunes.

The app is a simple enough idea.

It provides users with 14 photo frames to choose from, each with a different inspirational or motivational message, such as "American Greatness," "Believe in America," or "Day One, Job One."

Users add their own photos and share them on Facebook or Twitter.

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There’s certainly been a lot of sharing, with some delighted user creating the Amercia is With Mitt blog on Tumblr.

Twitter users delighted in the mistake, vaulting #Amercia into its top hashtags, while users flooded the Internet with their interpretations of what Amercia stands for.

A Romney spokeswoman told USA Today, “Mistakes happen,” and said the developer – Romney for President Inc. – has a new version of the app waiting for Apple’s approval.

The app’s launch coincides with Romney’s victory in the Texas primary making him the official Republican nominee.

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