You’ve probably stared blankly at your WhatsApp chat as the words “GameStop”, “Reddit” and “stock market” get thrown around the way “pub” and “meet at 8” used to.
Your friends have become Jordan Belfort from the Wolf of Wall Street overnight, and you have no idea what they’re on about.
Well, we see you slyly Googling “What is a GameStop?” and we’re here to help.
Everyone loves a story of plucky underdogs and sticking it to “The Man” – and this one is a belter.
First, let’s get the basics sorted.
What is GameStop?
GameStop is an American high street shop that sells games, consoles and other electronics.
The sort of thing you’d find between a doughnut shop and a makeup retailer in an American mall.
It’s not anything new and exciting, in fact it wasn’t doing very well because of the pandemic.
What’s it got to do with Reddit?
If you’re not on Reddit, it’s a social media site – kind of like Twitter or Facebook.
You join forums about particular…
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