ZOMBIES: Over 9,000 People Take to the Streets of San Francisco for ‘Pokemon Go’ Meetup
San Francisco just hosted a massive impromptu Pokemonevent, courtesy of over 9,000 avid fans and their smartphones.
A server outage on Wednesday nearly derailed the biggest gathering of monster hunters that the city has ever seen. But if anything, death by popularity should tell you just how massive the pop culture tidal wave that is Pokemon Go has become.
Armed with “pokeballs” fashioned from Christmas tree ornaments and a taser disguised as a Pokemon lure, Natasha Ashbury joined surprised organizer Sarah Witsch. Witsch had only announced the meetup via a Facebook post the night before, but 8,000 people had already confirmed their attendance at that point. – READ MORE