Type YY Into Google

Type YY Into Google

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Updated Jul 03, 2019 at 07:46AM EDT by Philipp.

Added Jul 02, 2019 at 09:18AM EDT by Philipp.

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Type YY Into Google refers to an interactive joke which required participants to search the Chinese company YY in the Google search engine between 4 p.m. on June 28th, and 9:30 a.m. EST on July 1st, 2019. The inquiry produced a panel with the company's share price as of the stock market closing time on June 28th, which was at 69.69 USD; a double "sex number."


On Friday, June 28th, 4 p.m., the NASDAQ stock market closed for the weekend. At the time of the closing, the Chinese social network YY,[1] had their shares priced at 69.69 USD, which remained their share price evaluation until the market opening time at 9:30 am on Monday, July 1st, 2019.

During that period, searching "YY" in Google produced a NASDAQ stock market panel showing the 69.69 stock price.

YY Inc Follow YY (NASDAQ) 69.69 USD 0.65 (0.94%) Closed: Jun 28, 17:09 EDT - Disclaimer After-hours: 69.69 0.00 (0.00 % ) 5 D 1 D 1 M 1 Y 5 Y MAX After hours 70.5 70.0 69.5 Prev close


On June 29th, 2019, Redditor Alopez2897 made a text post titled "Type yy into google."[2] in /r/wallstreetbets subreddit (shown below). The post received over 47,900 upvotes in three days. In the comments to this and other posts, multiple users replied "Nice" as a common response indicating that the reference has been recognized.

Posted by u/Alopez2897 2 days ago 10 18 S45 47.9k Type yy into google. That's all I'm saying 17.8k Comments Give Award Share 89% Upvoted

On June 30th, multiple posts notifying people of the joke were posted online on Twitter, Reddit and Instagram, including notable posts by @g0ulaarte,[3] GrandmasterBow[4] and Grandayy. [5]

Various Examples

Dr Grandayy @grandayy google "yy" for a nice surprise 4:27 PM 30 Jun 2019 BILLY'S AGENT Google TAP TAP TAP OM REALLY OH, BILLY PROUD OF YOU FBI FBI VVA SRGRAFO WVY NEWS SHOPPING ALL ВОOKS IMAGE 1 United States Dollar equals 68.95 Indian Rupee 29 Jun, 9:36 pm UTC Disclaimer 5D 1 M 1D 1 Y 5 Y Max 71 We were on the verge of greatness we were this close
The person who was doing stönks and noticed the value of YY: u/popcornic Туре уу in google. Just trust me YY Inc NASDAQ: YY 71,95 USD+2,26 (%3,24) + 1 Tem 09:47 GMT-4-Sorum luluk reddi beyan So long, partner.

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External References


[2] Reddit – Type yy into google.

[3] Twitter – @g0ulaarte's Tweet

[4] Reddit – Nice.

[5] Twitter – @grandayy's Tweet

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