What?! Inserting ‘Ebola’ Into Movie Titles Is a Big Twitter Thing
The first confirmed diagnosed case of Ebola in the US has been met with horror, concern and…humor?
News of Ebola coming to the States has been felt on Twitter, where people have decided to put the name of the virus into movie titles with the hashtag #ReplaceMovieTitleWithEbola.
#ReplaceMovieTitleWithEbola When Harry Met Ebola
— hedge whisperer (@sellis1994) October 1, 2014
— Shananigans (@Shan_Ye) October 1, 2014
The ExpendEbolas #ReplaceMovieTitleWithEbola
— Brent Black (@brentalfloss) October 1, 2014
500 days of ebola #ReplaceMovieTitleWithEbola
— creepy kelsie (@kelsiemorrisonx) October 1, 2014
#ReplaceMovieTitleWithEbola Dude Where's my Ebola
— Josiah VerVelde (@BigVelde3) October 1, 2014
As you may suspect, not everyone is loving this.
WTF. #ReplaceMovieTitleWithEbola might be one of the most *offensive* things I've seen on Twitter. 3,000 dead. They aren't a hashtag game.
— Katherine Locke (@Bibliogato) October 1, 2014
#ReplaceMovieTitleWithEbola is trending…This is why people hate America
— Ryan Topdjian (@Throwin_Bombz) October 1, 2014
Not amused at the #ReplaceMovieTitleWithEbola topic. Disease has devastated thousands of lives in Liberia and other countries in the region
— I Am Mike Brown (@NotChrisJacobs) October 1, 2014
What do you think? Is it simple fun or completely tasteless?