Young man meets woman, 86, he’d been playing Words With Friends with for a year

Words With Friends friends Spencer and Roz meeting for the first time (Picture: Twitter/Filth800)

At its worst, social media can be a nasty place filled with hatred, bullying and trolling.

But just occasionally, it offers a glimmer of hope that humanity might not be going down the drain after all.

This is one of those times.

A young man and an elderly woman who ‘randomly’ met playing Words With Friends together online last year and went on to share 324 games have now met up in person.

And plenty of people are ugly crying after the heartwarming story was shared on Twitter.

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