‘Sharknado’ takes a bite out of Twitter

NEW YORK – What happens when a tornado whips up hundreds of sharks and hurls them at Los Angeles?

Syfy network’s “Sharknado” suggests that such a siege can take a big chomp out of social media.

Aired Thursday night, the disaster thriller was a trending topic on Twitter as it inspired amazed, often jeering messages to reflect viewer amusement at the film’s jaw-dropping premise.