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Ancient Reddit prank Cat Facts is now a real app to troll your friends

29
Jul
2014

Two and a half years ago, a Reddit user named frackyou decided to pull a prank on her teenage cousin, who had posted on Facebook that he was bored while offering up his phone number as a plea for entertainment. What proceeded is the stuff of internet trolling legend, with a series of texts purporting to be from an SMS service called Cat Facts that would deliver fun daily facts about CATS! every hour. Its the creation of Kyle Venn, a former developer for PayPal and RunKeeper, who has put together an Android app designed to do one thing, and one thing only: send cat facts.

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