Dogwifhat

Dogwifhat

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Added Dec 30, 2019 at 11:43AM EST by Philipp.

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Dogwifhat refers to a photograph of a Shiba Inu dog in a woven beanie. In late December 2019, edits of the image in which various logos and images were put onto the beanie gained significant popularity on Twitter as profile pictures, primarily among eSports organizations and personalities, with the hashtags #dogwifhat and #dogwifhatgang gaining popularity.

Origin

On November 6th, 2019, professional Fortnite player issa set his Twitter profile picture to a photograph of a Shiba Inu dog wearing a pink woven beanie (shown below), with Twitter user @Vapurly commenting "Dogwifhat."[15]



On November 20th, Fortnite streamer Vraxito changed his Twitter profile picture to the photograph.[16] On the same day, issa tweeted[17] "dogwifhat taking over" (shown below, left). Also on the same day, Fortnite player aqua tweeted[18] "everyone join the dogwifhat gang," with the tweet receiving over 80 retweets and 2,400 likes (shown below, right).


issa @issa Replying to @Vraxo0o and @aquaa dogwifhat taking over 9:44 PM 路 Nov 20, 2019 路 Twitter Web App COOLER aqua @aquaa everyone join the dogwifhat gang @issa 9:45 PM 路 Nov 20, 2019 路 Twitter Web App

Spread

Between November 20th and December 6th, a number of Twitter users, particularly Fortnite and Rocket League players, changed their Twitter[19][20] profile pictures to the images of the dog.

On December 6th, 2019, Rocket League player Spoodah[1] set the image as his Twitter profile picture (shown below, left), announcing the start of a "dog wif hat movement." As of December 23rd, Twitter users and Rocket League players @nxtsabo,[2] @difeze,[3] @nayzerrl,[4] @GamingReplayZ,[5] @MarcO_Rondeau,[6] @Quit37323142[21] and others put the image as their profile pictures (shown below, right).


head alpha @SpoodahRL everyone join dog wif hat gang, we are starting a movement, please join me, spoodhypers. 5:34 AM - Dec 2, 2019 路 Twitter for iPhone CR1MS1C @CR1MS1C Regardless of what happens, I'm not gonna stop until I get everyone with this pic to apologize including their leader @SpoodahRL. 8:34 PM 路 Dec 23, 2019 - Twitter Web App 100 Likes Chicken @ChicknCop 路 Dec 24 Replying to @CR1MS1C and @SpoodahRL Sry D: Blue @BlueRL_ 路 Dec 24 Replying to @CR1MS1C and @SpoodahRL No u Junster99 @Junster99 路 Dec 26 Replying to @CR1MS1C and @SpoodahRL Sorry, not sorry Ahmed Almeer @robot_ahmed - 3h Replying to @CR1MS1C and @SpoodahRL Sorry <]

On December 23rd, Rocket League player CR1MS1C posted a Woman Yelling at a Cat meme to Twitter,[7] joking about a number of users in the Rocket League community setting edits of the image as their profile pictures (shown below, left). Starting on December 24th, CR1MS1C[8][9][10] created edits of the image, applying various eSports logos, memes and other images to the beanie (examples shown below).


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Starting on December 25th, various Twitter users made "how many retweets" posts, daring various eSports organizations to use the images as their profile pictures (examples shown below). Starting on December 26, major eSports organizations such as Rogue,[11] G2esports[12] and Cloud9[13] set edits of the image as their profile pictures (shown below). On December 27th, YouTuber KEEMSTAR[14] set an edit of the image as his Twitter profile picture (shown below, right).


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In the following days, multiple eSports organizations and personalities used the images for their Twitter profile pictures, with hashtags #dogwifhat and #dogwifhatgang also gaining spread.

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External References

[1] Twitter 鈥 @SpoodahRL

[2] Twitter 鈥 @nxtsabo

[3] Twitter 鈥 @difeze

[4] Twitter 鈥 @nayzerrl

[5] Twitter 鈥 @GamingReplayZ_

[6] Twitter 鈥 @MarcO_Rondeau

[7] Twitter 鈥 @CR1MS1C

[8] Twitter 鈥 @CR1MS1C

[9] Twitter 鈥 @CR1MS1C

[10] Twitter 鈥 @CR1MS1C

[11] Twitter 鈥 @Rogue

[12] Twitter 鈥 @G2esports

[13] Twitter 鈥 @Cloud9

[14] Twitter 鈥 @KEEMSTAR

[15] Twitter 鈥 @Vapurly

[16] Twitter 鈥 @Vraxooo

[17] Twitter 鈥 @issa

[18] Twitter 鈥 @aquaa

[19] Twitter 鈥 @xeno_cide_

[20] Twitter 鈥 @ohclonzi

[21] Twitter 鈥 @Quit37323142

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