People organizing events on Facebook is nothing new as the netizens contribute to strike the balance in our society. But an attendance of 1.5 million people is sometimes seems a joke. The truth is they actually did, when three facebook users organized an event to “Storm area 51” highly sensitive military base in Southern Nevada which has been considered a place for extraterrestrial activities.
However, it led to the pop cult classic area 51 raid meme the inspired stars like Lil Nas X to get on the trendy bandwagon.
The Beginning of Event to Raid Area 51
On 27th June “Storm area 51, they can’t stop all of us” start trending among facebook events. It was to be hosted by three users on a meme facebook page One of them being a video game creator while the other one an event planner.
Soon it was RSVPed by 1.5 million attendees while other one million responded “interested.” Their plan read as: on Sept. 20 at 3:00 a.m., the group has to arrive. “We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry,” the event explains. “If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets. Lets see them aliens [sic].”
It led to the explosion of memes to raid area 51.