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#FiveWordTechHorrors light[Update, Wednesday, 10:20 a.m. PT: We’ve added the graph above courtesy of Simply Measured. The company told us there were 96,651 tweets that have used the #FiveWordTechHorrors hashtag through 9 a.m. this morning.]

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It’s unclear as to how or why the #FiveWordTechHorrors hashtag started on Tuesday, but it’s trending worldwide right now on Twitter.

techhorrorstrending12Possibly taking inspiration from the Webby Awards’ five-word award acceptance speeches, the hashtag is all over social media right now.

The idea is simple: Tweet out a tech-related horror phrase in five words.

Here’s a tweet from Damon Cortesi, the CTO of Seattle-based social media analytics startup Simply Measured. It looks like he’s attached a photo of the #FiveWordTechHorrors frequency starting from 2 p.m. today:

And here’s nine of the more funny ones that had us laughing:

Share your best #FiveWordTechHorror below.

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