…or maybe #whyisjerseycitytrending would be better?
When I woke up this morning and saw #jerseycity trending on Twitter, I have to admit that my heart stopped for a minute. Small cities that rarely make the national news usually only trend when there’s a mass shooting or horrific hate crime, so I couldn’t help but fear the worse for a split second there. My concerns were quickly assuaged as I flipped through tweet after tweet with #jerseycity in it, only to realize that really no one had any idea why it was trending. Like, at all.
Some were a little quick to credit how “cool” and “hip” we are:
Some had, erm, a different view:
Naturally, some tried to make a buck:
Mostly we were just confused:
And then finally, a theory that actually makes sense: