What is the greatest horror story you have ever heard? If you are going to name the authors of crime thrillers, then you haven't seen the latest Twitter trend. Horror fans have crowded on the micro-blogging platform with the scariest stories they have ever known. While some have the potential to incite fear in you, others will tickle the funny bone in you. Dubbed as the 'six-word horror story', the trend kickstarted, thanks to animation and comic writer Gail Simone, who challenged her followers to come up with the tiny stories on Twitter. Assam Police's Tweet on Seizing 600 Kgs of Marijuana Gets Twitterati High on Sarcasm, Check Funny Tweets.
She tweeted saying, "Today's challenge isn't new, but I still think it's fun. Write a horror story in six words. Please use the hashtag #SixWordHorror." The hashtag became so popular that people have deviated from the actual aim to fill Twitter with horror stories to cracking jokes. Some even took against popular politicians, government organisations and institutions pointing fingers at their inadequacy in doing certain works.
One of the horror stories read, "She smiled. Her reflection did not" while another one is "Stars have aligned. The cemetery's alive." Some also addressed the issue of climate change, deforestation, global warming using the hashtag. People also showed off their comical timings using the six-word horror story hashtag. Some of it included "Everyone can see your chat history", "Can you come into work early?" among others.
Check out the tweets below:
— [Darien] (@EmbraceDAnarchy) June 17, 2019
Now, that's scary!
— Jacob Peach 🕹🚀🎬☕ (@PeachyBaws) June 17, 2019
Real-life horror story!
— Scarlett Solis (@SenoraSimio) June 17, 2019
Sad horror story
— Josh Dunn (@Cap_Murder) June 18, 2019
Right out of a horror movie
— Words_in_Idleness (@manu18268317) June 18, 2019
— Mahdi (@Me12982) June 17, 2019
Now, that's a believable horror story
— #instagoodlove (@myinstagoodlove) June 17, 2019
Internet is a place where everything is known for going viral. From complete crap to utter geniuses, you can meet everyone on this social media platform. As Twitterati are having a great time coming up with new six-word horror stories, we would like to know, if you have any in store. Do let us know in the comments section below.