what is 'hit the wrong button?

i saw the message in the chat 'i hit the wrong button, sorry.' what is the meaning of this phrase?

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Hi Ewan, To hit the wrong button literally means that someone has pressed the wrong button on their keyboard. In a social environment, pressing the wrong button means that you brought up or pointed out something that is a sensitive subject to another person. Hope this helps. Regards, Herman

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