Speculation is growing rife today on social media site Twitter, as thousands of users try and determine the exact whereabouts of Colin, the person who tweeted from the Sky News Newsdesk account.
It can be confirmed that Colin was at the newsdesk, but his location now is still uncertain and causing numerous rumours to spread throughout the web.
One Twitter user Damian Gildea, reportedly spotted Colin making his way to the Manchester City grounds. Damian commented exclusively to us earlier that:
I was just sitting here in Dublin when I thought I saw him at city’s grounds. Maybe he’s a multimillion euro summer signing. That would be class. Or maybe he’s just going into the club’s shop to buy a hat, it might be cold over there, as I said, I’m here in Dublin so I can’t be too sure.
Pray For Colin
Other’s have gathered at Sky News’ offices and began a vigil for the man in question. Flowers and candles have in placed outside, in a collective show of support for the man who let the world know where he was for a brief moment in time.
Hacktivist group Anonymous have also come out in support for the rogue Tweeter saying:
We are Anonymous. We are legion. We are Colin.
It’s not clear what they mean or hope to achieve by that statement, because if they are in fact Colin, then the entire group has lost it’s anonymity by revealing it’s identity. None the less though, the group is behind the man in question.
Bring Your Kid To Work Day
Other sources inside the news conglomerate have reported that Colin is in fact an 8 year old boy, son of one of the researchers in Sky News, who was meant to just go to the toilet quickly, but got lost and found his way to the open account, where he made his proclamation.
The researcher has since been let go, ending the “Bring Your Child To Work Day” shorter than expected.
No one is quiet sure what will happen to Colin now – some suggests he’ll be grounded, others say he won’t be, but may have his Internet access limited for some time, until he can prove that he can use it in a responsible manner and not get Daddy fired again.
More on Colin Watch as it breaks.
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