Netizens’ mixed reaction on UberFacts tweet-A A +A
Saturday, August 2, 2014
NETIZENS shared their varied reactions regarding a post of UberFacts on Twitter, which stated that 153,000 people would die on one's birthday.
About 153,000 people will die on your birthday.
— UberFacts (@UberFacts) August 1, 2014
Some were distressed after discovering that many people died while they were celebrating their birthday.
"I don't want my birthday to come then," one Twitter user posted, referring to the UberFact’s tweet.
"@UberFacts: About 153,000 people will die on your birthday." I Don't Want My Birthday Too Come Then :'(
— Pablo Perez (@pobs_perez2013) August 1, 2014
Others were no longer interested to celebrate their birthday after reading the tweet.
“@UberFacts: About 153,000 people will die on your birthday.” Starting my birthday out on a depressing note.
— Lizzy Roberts ? (@LizzyyRoberts) August 1, 2014
However, some netizens have expressed motivational comments. They said that life should not be taken for granted and one had to cheer up and enjoy life.
“@UberFacts: About 153,000 people will die on your birthday.”this is why u don't take life for granted and appreciate it
— Nolan (@_noelfreeman) August 1, 2014
“@UberFacts: About 153,000 people will die on your birthday.” So cheer up and enjoy your life
— DM (@Dav3Marsh) August 1, 2014
Meanwhile, before the UberFacts' tweet became a trending topic, a report from del-corazon.org taken at www.worldometers.info/world-population said that approximately 153,000 people die each day around the world.
The said tweet was the ninth top trending topic on the micro-blogging site worldwide early Friday and ranked sixth in the Philippines. It was retweeted by 1,697 Twitter followers and got 1,857 favorites. (Ruth Abbey Gita/Sunnex)