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I can haz FailWhale Meme?

Last posted Nov 14, 2009 at 05:14PM EST. Added Nov 11, 2009 at 08:58AM EST
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There was a team of three responsible for creating the Failwhale Meme – me, Sean O’Steen and Yiying Lu.

I know this is ancient meme history as it is from the Summer of 2008 but I thought since people still write about Twitter sometimes that maybe there’s still interest in compiling a FailWhale meme video. We’ve got the data!!!

@toms the twitterist formerly known as @tlimongello :)

Nov 11, 2009 at 08:58AM EST

Hey Tom,

Thanks for stopping by the forums! I’ve read through the Read Write Web story, and it sounds pretty good. I’ll let the rest of the team know that you’re interested in working with us.

In the meantime, if you’d like to create a meme entry for your Fail Whale data, we’d love to see it!

Nov 12, 2009 at 01:54PM EST

Chuck Norris fails. Check out the AVGN’s ColecoVision video.
We should get the AVGN here.

Nov 12, 2009 at 02:00PM EST


Chuck Norris jokes are lame but all action stars are super awesome by contract.

Nov 12, 2009 at 02:01PM EST

He always played second fiddle to Bruce Lee, or got killed by Bruce Lee.
Vin Diesel is the real macho man.

Nov 12, 2009 at 02:04PM EST

First installment, Failwhale Meme:

the data

~500 new tweets a week that mention #failwhale since June 25, 2008
~30,000 total mentions not counting #fail whale (last 4 months)

5300+ facebook fans

News Medjia
A whale of a press coverage (NYTimes, NPR, TechCrunch etc.)and UGC repository at:
this is where the failwhale meme forks into tatoos, mj, iphone, pale ale and other Fail related arts and crafts

Flickr Blog
Coverage from us, Sean O’Steen, Yiying Lu and Tom Limongello on failwhale events, halloween etc.

Nov 14, 2009 at 05:14PM EST

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