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'Friends' Actor David Schwimmer Trends After Confusing CEO Announcement

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    US actor David Schwimmer poses during the photocall of the movie "Trust" at the 37th American Film Festival, in Deauville, northwestern France, on September 8, 2011. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

    When the London Stock Exchange Group named David Schwimmer as chief executive officer, social media went into a confused frenzy.

    No, the “Friends” actor David Schwimmer was not tapped for the position, but the former Goldman Sachs employee with the same name was.

    Social media users were simultaneously baffled and amused by the announcement – and the hilarious Ross GIFs began to roll in.

    And some fans thought he was trending for a completely different reason.