Florida Man Is Twitter’s ‘Worst Superhero’

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“Florida man” is a new Twitter meme, and an account devoted to the phenomenon has already garnered a staggering 54,000 followers on the site.

The “Florida man” meme is kind of part of long-running internet joke about Florida and its many colorful characters — the social aggregation site Fark even has had a Florida tag for years, due to the prevalence of sordid tales from the state in the news. (Along with tags like “weird,” “strange,” “funny,” “hero,” and “silly.”)

But Florida man became a bigger thing this week, when someone got the idea of culling all the tweets mentioning any “Florida man” together under a single Twitter banner — to illustrate “real-life headlines about the world’s worst superhero.”

The results, explained via many Florida man tweets:

And this sounds just like we imagine Florida man to be:

What’s your favorite Florida man story on Twitter?


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