24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site


Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Kiwi to Blame for Dutch Party that Went Viral on Facebook

A YOUNG internet-savvy Cantabrian is reportedly the mastermind behind an online party invite that went viral and sparked massive riots in a small town in The Netherlands which caused NZ$1.6 million worth of damage.

Dutch media are reporting that 21-year-old Jesse Hobson set up a hoax Facebook page from his home town of Dunsandel, near Christchurch, inviting people to crash a girl's 16th birthday party in the small town of Haren.

Source: news.com.au. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.