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It's Always The Low-Quality Videos


Added by Owen • Updated 6 months ago by Owen
Added by Owen • Updated 6 months ago by Owen

It's Always The Low Quality Videos
Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2020 Origin: Twitter Region:
Type: Catchphrase, Cliché,
Tags: low quality, videos, funny, funniest, pixelated, catchphrase, cliché, android, tiktok,
It's Always The Low Quality Videos

Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2020 Origin: Twitter Region:
Type: Catchphrase, Cliché,
Tags: low quality, videos, funny, funniest, pixelated, catchphrase, cliché, android, tiktok,

About

It's Always The Low-Quality Videos refers to a catchphrase and cliché that low-quality, pixelated videos are always funnier than clearer ones. It was first used on Twitter in 2020 but became notable on TikTok in 2021.

Origin

On May 17th, 2020 Twitter[1] user acrixmony posted a reply to a since-deleted video that stated, "It’s always the low quality videos," earning no likes after being posted (shown below). However, it is the first recorded utterance of the phrase.


VERSACE ® @VERSASUKE · May 17, 202O PLSSSSS that's so embarrassing ... twitter.com/anuarias/statu. 27 146 183 A Tip 58 Lewis ... @acrixmony Replying to @VERSASUKE It's always the low quality videos 3:11 PM · May 17, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone

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On April 4th, 2021, TikToker[2] blushingjim1n posted a video, that in its description, used the catchphrase, earning roughly 69,200 plays and 16,600 likes in one year (shown below, left). On May 19th, 2021, TikToker[3] thxcker posted a video in which they had text overlay reading the catchphrase, earning roughly 969,200 plays and 281,200 likes in 11 months (shown below, right).


https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/6956370374057676037
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/6964161669182328070

TikToks that used the catchphrase became increasingly viral going into the end of 2021, solidifying the concept. For instance, on September 10th, 2021, TikToker[4] muchiro_can_edit posted a video that earned roughly 7.8 million plays and 577,300 likes in seven months (shown below, left). On November 26th, 2021, TikToker[5] hoangbuiuk earned roughly 7.2 million plays and 295,00 likes in five months (shown below, right).


https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7006150243930639622
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7035012258992262405

On December 26th, 2021, Twitter[6] user a619strike tweeted, "It’s always the low quality videos that be fucking hilarious," earning over 102,700 likes in four months (shown below).


НОВО @a619strike It's always the low quality videos that be f------ hilarious 2:26 PM · Dec 26, 2021 · Twitter for iPhone 15.5K Retweets 7,197 Quote Tweets 102.7K Likes

Various Examples


https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/6998844127928470789
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7033635859048009006
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/6991869138889215237
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7059138159245839662
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7073577389376261418
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7080133539949235462

Search Interest

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External References

[1] Twitter – @acrixmony

[2] TikTok – @blushingjim1n

[3] TikTok – @thxcker

[4] TikTok – @muchiro_can_edit

[5] TikTok – @hoangbuiuk

[6] Twitter – @a619strike


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