Nothing To Smile About In My Life meme examples depicting facebook profile pictures and comments.

Nothing To Smile About In My Life

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Nothing To Smile About In My Life refers to a series of exploitable redraw memes based on a 2019 Facebook post where a man changes his profile picture to a photo of himself frowning, one user commenting, "a smile might be good," the man responding, "Nothing to smile about in my life." The post was shared on Reddit in October 2020 and went viral, inspiring people to redraw it with new characters.

Origin

On November 18th, 2019, Facebook[1] user Darren Young changed his profile picture to a photo of himself frowning. Joy Young responded, "a smile might be good," and Darren replied back, "Nothing to smile about in my life." A screenshot of the exchange with the names censored was posted to /r/2meirl4meirl[2] on October 4th, 2020, gaining over 38,800 upvotes in two years (shown below). This is the earliest known time the screenshot was posted.


2 ng updated his profile picture. 18 Nov 2019. Share Tvung a smile might be good 45 W ... 3 comments Nothing to smile about in my life. 45 W

Spread

The meme went viral through reposts and inspired redraws over the following years. On October 14th, 2020, Tumblr[3] user eyezehuhh posted a redraw of the meme replacing the profile photo with Shadow the Hedgehog, gaining over 3,700 notes in two years (shown below).


XOX 2 Shadow updated his profile picture. 18 Nov 2019. Rouge a smile might be good 45 W 3 comments Shadow Nothing to smile about in my life. 45 W

The meme increased in virality throughout 2021. On March 3rd, 2021, Redditor u/LateComerFangirl1 posted a version of the meme using Snape from the Harry Potter franchise to /r/harrypotter,[4] gaining roughly 100 upvotes in a year (shown below). The meme was reposted to Instagram[5] page _the_boy_who_lived._ on March 25th, gaining over 6,000 likes in a comparable span of time. On July 26th, Instagram[6] user genshin.era posted a version of the meme using a Genshin Impact character, gaining over 34,000 likes in 11 months. On August 11th, Facebook[7] page nonexistent posted the original meme, gaining over 25,000 reactions and 64,000 shares in 10 months.


2 Severus Snape updated his profile picture. 18 Nov 2019. Albus Dumbledore a smile might be good 45 W 45 w ... u/Latecomerfangirl Severus Snape Nothing to smile about in my life. 3 comments

On November 8th, Instagram[8] page monkey.posting posted a version of the meme featuring a monkey, gaining over 22,100 likes in seven months (shown below, left). On March 6th, 2022, Instagram[9] page 5.36am posted a version of the meme referencing musician The Weeknd, gaining over 50,000 likes in three months (shown below, right).


Joy Young a smile might be good 45 w @monkey.posting Darren Young Nothing to smile about in my life.

Various Examples


Diluc updated his profile picture. 18 Nov 2019. Kaeya a smile might be good 45 W Diluc Nothing to smile about in my life. picture. 18 Nov 2019. Joy Young a smile might be good 45 w Plankton Nothing to smile about in my life. Kento Nanami updated his profile picture. 18 Nov 2019. Orsin Satoru Gojo a smile might be good 45 W Kento Nanami Nothing to smile about in my life. E Bruce Wayne updated his profile picture. Nov 6, 2020 at 23:39. FBI @DCUPDATE Alfred Pennyworth a smile might be good 45 w Bruce Wayne Nothing to smile about in my life. ***

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External References

[1] Facebook – Darren Young

[2] Reddit – 2meirl4meirl

[3] Tumblr – eyezehuhh

[4] Reddit – latecomerfangirl1

[5] Instagram – theboywholived

[6] Instagram – genshin.era

[7] Facebook – nonexistent

[8] Instagram – monkey.posting

[9] Instagram – 5.36am

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