12 Things That Happened To San Francisco After The Dot Com Bust

Originally published on BuzzFeed December 14, 2014

 

1. San Francisco officially became the city of tech

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p.s. Silicon Valley is an hour drive away

2. People started massaging their kale

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3. The cost of living skyrocketed

 

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because new residents had no problem spending an arm and a leg to live in SF

4. The city made bike lanes

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5. There was a mass teleportation of the SoCal population

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6. The polite aroma of the city was replaced with pretentiousness

 

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7. Getting publicly shit faced en masse during the day became legitimized by nonsensical festivals

 

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8. People no longer had to leave their house to go to a laundromat, grocery shopping, or even get laid because “there’s an app that does that for you!”

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9. The diverse culture became diluted by hipsters, bros, and techies

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10. It was all too much so many SF natives moved to the Peninsula and East Bay

 

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11. Bay Area natives also began to look forward to the next out of town festival for reasons of their own

 

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12. Basically San Francisco was hit by gentrification

 

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