Nobody showed up to the NYC AirPod Owners Meetup, and it only made the meme better


A Facebook event for an “AirPod Owners Meetup” on Saturday in New York’s Union Square had over 500 people slated to attend. That’s not what happened.

I was in Union Square during the hours the meetup was supposed to happen and it remained nearly empty. The people who were passing through definitely weren’t there to discuss their headphones. 

The meetup that didn’t actually occur is part of a larger series of independently organized Facebook events for AirPods owners. The original, which was slated to happen in Boston on January 19 but most likely didn’t attract a real crowd, drew more than 8,000 “interested” or “going” responses on Facebook — mostly from people who do not actually live in Boston. Read more…

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