Ninja Answers a Question

Ninja Answers a Question

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Updated Dec 05, 2019 at 06:30AM EST by Y F.

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Ninja Answers a Question refers to a series of humorous edits based on the streamer Ninja's announcement video for his move from Twitch to Mixer. The trend rose to popularity on Instagram and YouTube in mid-August 2019.

Origin

On August 1st, 2019, video game streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins announced that he would be moving from streaming platform Twitch in favor of its Microsoft-owned competitor Mixer. The announcement video, posted by Ninja on his Twitter[1] and YouTube[2] accounts, gained over 12.4 million and 3.9 million views in one month, respectively (shown below)



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On August 4th, 2019, YouTuber Dolan Darker posted the first known edit based on the video,[3] gaining over 325,000 views in one month (shown below, left). On August 4th, 2019, YouTuber nihonium posted another edit which gained over 10,000 views in one month (shown below, right).[4]


In the following weeks, more edits based on the video were posted on YouTube and Instagram, including notable versions submitted by Instagram users retry.mp4,[5] papyrus.mp4[6] and largetrap.[7]

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