Well folks, one of any gamer’s favorite infrequent social media events happened again yesterday – an unlabeled trending story on video game news site Giant Bomb managed to frenzy unsuspecting Twitter users and fear and concern awaken an imminent event (and very fictional) catastrophic explosion.
Yesterday afternoon, popular giant bombshell content producer Abby Russell announced that she would be leaving the company in late November after the site’s sale to Red Ventures was completed. “The rumors are true!” Russell wrote on Twitter. “I decide not to continue with Giant Bomb after the sale. My last day is November 30th, so we have a lot more time to rest! I̵
As fans flocked to social media to wish Russell luck in their future endeavors, the term “giant bomb” gained prominence on Twitter and appeared ominously with no description in the trending sidebar, which many users unfamiliar with the site said the hell frightens. After all, this is 2020 – a giant bomb seems like the next logical step in an already massive dumpster fire of a year.