As you’ve been scrolling through TikTok, you’ve probably seen everyone talking about 9/15/21.
The date is everywhere, and people from all over the world are talking about this random Wednesday in September, but why?
What is happening today? If you’re a little confused, here’s a full explanation.
It all started with this TikTok account
The obsession with the date 9/15/21 all started when a TikTok account called @someone started talking about it.
@someone is a verified TikTok user with 10.7 million followers, but the account is private.
If you want to follow the account, you have to send a follow request and wait to be accepted.
No one knows who @someone is, but at the top of the profile, where someone usually writes their name, is the date “9/15/21”.
The account also posted a video containing the mystery date.
What is happening on 9/15/21?
The TikTok account @someone is claiming that on 9/15/21, the internet will shut down for a long period of time.
People are saying this will be due to a ‘solar flare’ which is a brief eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun’s surface.
This astrological event causes radio and magnetic disturbances on the earth.
In a comment, @someone said that 9/15/21 is “the day the internet will break” and told everyone to “be ready” and “spread the news”.
Will it actually happen?
So, will the internet really shut down today? Probably not.
TikTok users always come up with crazy theories about things that are going to happen on certain dates.
Natural disaster, terrorist attack, zombie apocalypse, the end of the world. You name it, there’s been a TikTok date for it.
Have they ever happened? No. But only time will tell!
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