Weird new strain of meme

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Weird new strain of meme

Post by gnome » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:18 am

Some odd duck out there is taking the weird "make text into an image and share" concept even one more unnecessary step further. Now they're taking that still picture of text and making a video out of it and sharing. No sounds, no slides. Just that one still image, in every frame of the video.

What do they think they're accomplishing?
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Re: Weird new strain of meme

Post by Pyrrho » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:44 am

Annoyance has always been a component of advertising.
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Re: Weird new strain of meme

Post by Doctor X » Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:56 pm

Why would someone create a neologism over a perfectly good symbol? [Let it go. Let it go.--Ed.]

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Re: Weird new strain of meme

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:53 pm

gnome wrote:Some odd duck out there is taking the weird "make text into an image and share" concept even one more unnecessary step further. Now they're taking that still picture of text and making a video out of it and sharing. No sounds, no slides. Just that one still image, in every frame of the video.

What do they think they're accomplishing?
I think its to ensure that when you share it, you actually share it from the source (thereby improving the position of the original poster in FBs newsfeed algorithms) instead of copying it and sharing it as your own.
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Re: Weird new strain of meme

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:02 pm

I don't think I've seen this yet.
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