This Week In Social: LinkedIn beats The Street, Google Reader gets a revamp, YouTube takes on Cable, And #OccupyTebow becomes one of the greatest comment threads in the history of the internet.
The ESPN comments section possesses all the characteristics of a typical comments section: it is juvenile, full of trolls, and often uninspiring. This is one of the last places you’d expect a quality meme to begin organically. But every once in a while nature intercedes and something special happens. When he wrote this post, poor Bill Williamson had no clue that his 1000-word comment would be hijacked and used to inspire one of the funniest, most ferocious memes of the year. Deadspin labeled the crazed trend #OccupyTebow. Here are some of the funnier, SFW posts:
Nickelback > Tebow