‘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:
Got this shiny trophy. pic.twitter.com/nG2N7AdDrA
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) December 28, 2016
Thank you Julian Assange!! #2016In4Words
— jim??MojoRisin?? (@SmokeySmoker) December 28, 2016
— Russ.HackerLil Trump (@USAneedsTRUMP) December 28, 2016
But most of the trending activity has been exceedingly negative.
Killing everyone you love. #2016In4Words
— Vouax (@VoaxGhost) December 28, 2016
— ➊AlexCam ⏩ (@1alexcam) December 28, 2016
— DarthVader1™ (-o-)? (@Burnt_Out_Darth) December 28, 2016
Other people reflected on the political developments that played out this year:
#2016In4Words Trump, Brexit, war, immigrants.
— Michał Woźniak (@MikefromPoland) December 28, 2016
Bernie Would Have Won #2016In4Words
— L. (@leslieleeiii) December 28, 2016
#2016In4Words Fake news, real consequences.
— Martha O'Hara (@oharamart) December 28, 2016
Others had their own variety of reasons to be upset:
One gorilla changed everything#2016In4Words
— dean (@Deano_vW) December 28, 2016
— Bostons Diehards (@BDiehards) December 28, 2016
And then, there were those who just want to move on from a year gone terribly wrong:
— Jimmy (@HoorayBacon) December 28, 2016
Never doing that again #2016In4Words
— nan (@nandanisharmaa) December 28, 2016
Wow, we're really stupid.
— Onision (@Onision) December 28, 2016
A Giant Shit Show #2016in4Words
— ᴢ ᴀ ᴄ?? (@TheFlamingPear) December 15, 2016
Meteor end us already. #2016In4Words
— RetroPokeFan (@poke_retro) December 28, 2016
series of unfortunate events #2016In4Words
— dominique❁ (@dxminiique) December 28, 2016
— NUFF$AID (@nuffsaidNY) December 28, 2016
And finally, from Mediaite’s own John Ziegler:
Nothing Really Matters Anymore
— John Ziegler (@Zigmanfreud) December 28, 2016
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