Written By Roi Plata on Monday, February 10, 2014 | 6:39:00 PM
The news was originally posted from http://Huzlers.com, A satire news website.
Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen has just been found dead in his home with a gunshot wound in his head. Authorities are confirming that Nguyen committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with a pistol. Authorities are saying that the sensational game Flappy Bird had something to do with the suicide. - http://huzlers.comHuzlers[dot]com description states that the website is a combination of real shocking news and satire news to keep the visitors in a state of disbelief". If you visit the Facebook Fan page of Huzlers you can also see their tagline "you're love being lied to".
Rumors said that Don Nguyen is earning $50,000 a day from game advertisement revenue, It said to be that the creator could not handle the publicity and the overrated news of media and decided to shut down the game permanently.
Not the first time
This is not the first time that netizen been victim of Hoaxes. Fake news about a teen boy that got arrested for killing his brother because of the a high score in the famous game Flappy Bird also shock the Social Media world. The news was also from the satire website Huzler[dot]com.
the bottomline is the creator did not commit suicide but he did announce to take down the game.
So before hitting that share or retweet button, think and verify.