#MuslimRage was soon inundated with responses by Muslims. But the hijacking was probably not exactly what the originators had in mind.
So far, the most popular retweet seems to be along the lines of: "Lost kid at the airport but can't call his name, Jihad." Or: "The waiter didn't tell me the meat I was eating was pork; I was so angry I dropped my glass of wine."
I'm having such a good hair day. No one even knows. #MuslimRage— Hend (@LibyaLiberty) September 17, 2012
You lose your nephew at the airport but you can't yell his name because it's JIHAD. #muslimrage— Hijabi Girl (@HijabiGrlPrblms) September 17, 2012
For its part, the tabloid website Gawker has lampooned the "Newsweek" story by presenting images of Muslim "rage" from across the Middle East.
As the "Los Angeles Times" observes, the irony of the privately made U.S. film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad has now come full circle: