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iPod Ad Spoofs

Last posted Sep 16, 2009 at 10:00PM EDT. Added Sep 16, 2009 at 09:39AM EDT
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These are just a few examples of the iPod Ad Spoofs that we all know and love that I borrowed from this website. So, my question is: Is this real life? Nah, I’m just kidding! Is this an IRL Meme or an Internet Meme? I can’t really tell if it became a famous Photoshop fad on the internet before it became mainstream IRL or if it was the other way around.

It has its respective links for each website:
- Wikipedia
- ED
- Macrochan

Here are some other reference sites:

I think it’s worth documenting. What do you think, people?

Sep 16, 2009 at 09:39AM EDT

Ha Yes, there are also the images like Icame, Ipoop and that kind of thing.
That could be worth documenting in my opinion.

Sep 16, 2009 at 11:34AM EDT

I know in the past I’ve always asserted that if something became popular as a result of the Internet, then it’s not an Internet Meme.

But because of the recent Kanye Interruption meme, we’ve all been reconsidering how we qualify an Internet Meme. I don’t think whether or not something was mainstream-sourced should play any role in analyzing a meme as long as there is a good amount of real, user-created content that is transormative in nature.

So with that said, iPod spoofs are absolutely an internet meme worth documenting. Feel free to start an entry on it.

Sep 16, 2009 at 01:19PM EDT

There’s something confusing about this meme that I found out.

As Wikipedia states, the first iPod commercial to feature a dancing silhouette was a November 2003 commercial which featured the song Hey Mama by Black Eyed Peas. But, I don’t think it’s the first video at all because the ever first silhouette spoof video that was ever made was created by an Apple fanboy who calls himself Macboy, on November 2, 2003. This seems truly strange unless if the iPod commercial came out on the first of November which I think is unlikely (unless if I’m wrong). I’m confused, people. Can you please help me with my research.

Sep 16, 2009 at 08:23PM EDT

Okay, as this site states, iPod silhouette commercials appeared sometime during October of 2003. I just have to find the first silhouette commercial to confirm this statement.

Sep 16, 2009 at 08:48PM EDT

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