For a hot minute on Wednesday, the new season of “House of Cards” was on Netflix.
Netflix just Beyonced us with #HouseOfCards. Omg. Omg. I can't breathe.— Isaac Riley Davis (@isaacrileydavis) February 11, 2015
People broke out the ALL CAPS on Twitter.
OMG IT DID!!! S3 GOT LEAKED!!! #HouseofCards— Tim Cielinski (@TimCielinski) February 11, 2015
OMG. #HouseOfCards is on Netflix for some reason?! What do I do?!— Jason Park (@jasonpark07) February 11, 2015
Some people pressed play.
Others shared conspiracy theories.
It didn't take long for jackasses to come out of their caves, ready to spread spoilers.
Nice try, trolls. Lalalalalalalalala.
For some, the leak seemed like a divine intervention.
omg I haven't had Internet since I moved & it jst got installed tday!!! God is real!! 😭😭😭 #HouseOfCards sea3 tnight!!!🙌🙌— Stephanie. (@Stephanieee27) February 11, 2015
But what the Netflix overlords giveth, they also taketh away.
Which made people realize how much power a video-streaming service wields over them.
Netflix has all our hearts and emotional stability in their hands right now. They can yank #HouseOfCards away from us and that would be it.— Meg Haas (@meggh11) February 11, 2015
All because of a tech glitch.
A tech glitch explained with this response.
This is Washington. There's always a leak. All 13 episodes will launch February 27.— House of Cards (@HouseofCards) February 11, 2015
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