‘A Giant Sh*t Show’: Twitter Welcomes the End of the Year with #2016in4Words


As the world prepares for the year 2017, it seems that there are a lot of people who are only too happy to say good riddance to 2016.

Between international tragedies, an extraordinary political season, and everything else that has happened, people have plenty of reasons to be upset about the state of things these days. So #2016in4Words has been trending on Twitter for hours, and it’s got people talking about how disappointed they are with how things have gone in the last 362 days.

Of course, some people had their own reasons to be happy:

But most of the trending activity has been exceedingly negative.

Some people were upset about how many beloved celebrities died this year, Carrie Fisher and George Michael being the latest:

Other people reflected on the political developments that played out this year:

Others had their own variety of reasons to be upset:

And then, there were those who just want to move on from a year gone terribly wrong:

And finally, from Mediaite’s own John Ziegler:

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