Who is Tommyinnit? 'Tommy got his braces off' trends as fans love young gamer's new look

As the volume of tweets increased with the hashtag 'Tommy got his braces off', many on Twitter felt that this was not something fans must trend


                            Who is Tommyinnit? 'Tommy got his braces off' trends as fans love young gamer's new look
Thomas Simons aka Tommyinnit (Twitch)

'Tommy got his braces off' began trending on Twitter on Friday after followers of gamer Tommyinnit on Twitter noticed the same and began tweeting about it. As the volume of tweets increased with the hashtag 'Tommy got his braces off', many on Twitter felt that this was not something fans must trend. In fact, a verbal war between fans of Tommyinnit and other Twitter users ensued where stans tried to explain that Twitter's trending section automatically picks up phrases that are repeated and hashtag 'Tommy got his braces off' was not intentional.

However, that did not help. So who is this Tommy and why did so many people care about him getting his braces off? 16-year-old Thomas Simons, well known online by his handle TommyInnit, is a British Minecraft YouTuber and Twitch streamer who has a total of 816.4K followers on Twitter. He is also the youngest Dream Team SMP member, beating Tubbo by just three months. Currently a member of Dream Team SMP, Tommy used be be blocked by Dream and Technoblade but is now on the same team. He began streaming at the age of 13 along with fellow Dream Team SMP member Tubbo.

Fans, however, were not worried about the criticism, so instead, they continued to discuss Tommy's milestone event in detail. One fan wrote, "I can't believe Tommy got his braces off life is so fucking unfair I just wanna get rid of mine already." Another fan marvelled at how this kid could get trending for getting his braces off and wrote, "How the f**k does someone have so much influence that they literally get trending for getting their fucking braces taken off holy shit- but i mean hey, tommy got his braces off, ammirite? lmfao."



 

 



 

Then there were Twitter users who tried to understand how users mad at fans for trending something like braces were helping the trend further by using the catchphrase as well and tweeted, "People: Complaining how "TOMMY GOT HIS BRACES OFF" is trending Also people: Saying the term, "TOMMY GOT HIS BRACES OFF" and keeping it trending as a result I'm not entirely sure if this is hypocritical or not lmao." Another user added, ""TOMMY GOT HIS BRACES OFF" you realize when someone has a large following people are gonna notice stuff about them right? Man has 3 million subscribers, 3000 of them noticing he doesnt have braces anymore is barely any."



 

 



 

Even as some users complained about the trend, others decided to educate them, with one user writing, "Are people seriously mad that we accidentally got 'Tommy got his braces off' trending. Do you see us complaining about the other hashtags trending? like wow football is trending guess I have to go hate on those peoples interests because they share interests with others waaaaa." This user also added, "Do you guys seriously not know how the trending page works?!?!? it wasn't our intention to get it trending but we all found out at the same time so there was a mass amount of people tweeting the same thing at the same time causing it to be trended."



 

Now, the hashtag has become more about fans calling out critics for being hypocrites as they are the ones helping the hashtag by tweeting the catchphrase more than fans themselves did. 

Disclaimer : This is based on sources and we have been unable to verify this information independently.