6 Unfortunate Pieces Of News About Pokémon Go, Just From Today
The apocalypse is coming, but you probably already knew that.
Pokémon Go, the augmented reality game that has taken over the streets by infiltrating our boyfriend’s cell phones, is all over the news. And in just one morning, I’ve seen at least 6 crazy headlines regarding the influence of this game on our current culture. So in the spirit of being generous with my knowledge, I’ve decided to share them with all of you. Enjoy!
Someone in Queens captured video footage of a bunch of on-duty cops playing the game on the street.
If you like the visual below, you’ll surely enjoy believing in this article^ as much as I did.
“Pokémon Go put me in the ER last night,” NBC quoted one Reddit user in this article about the dangers of the game. “Not even 30 minutes after the release last night, I slipped and fell down a ditch. Fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in my foot…Watch where you’re going, folks!”
People are falling into ditches and off the edges of bluffs!
Donut trends and digital apps go well together.
— liv (@andletliv) July 12, 2016
If the game is fun for kids to play, imagine how enjoyable it might feel to be an adult capitalizing off the app? CNBC weighs in on the way the game is affecting the real estate market already, and it’s pretty nuts.
“I think at the end of the day the goal is to get as many people through the door and interested in the apartment, and ultimately, if there’s a ‘Pokemon’ obsessed person out there who also likes this home, then we want them here, and this is the best way to attract them,” a real estate agent named Jay Glazer, 32 said.
He admitted to loving the game as well.