Last week my friends and I were talking about this incredibly-awful “how to go viral” article someone wrote about the story (first line: “Going Viral is the number one aspiration of everyone and their next door neighbor”). ”This is how the world ends,” I said.
Around the same time I got an email from a friend, Andrew Pickles, who wanted to take some photos of me as a new subject, rather than the ones he normally uses. I said sure! One of the photos we took was this one:
I made it my Facebook profile picture and David Malki (comics creator, FORMER FRIEND) somehow got a hold of it and turned it into this:
SO UNKIND!! While I respect the logo design (seriously it incorporates a play button and an upvote; this is solid design) it turns me into a mockery!! So I uploaded a new Facebook profile photo from the same shoot, one that was entirely beyond such hurtful shenanigans:
a few hours later:
WHAT A COMPLETE OUTRAGE!! Though, again, I must respect the design. Anyway today I’ve decided to upload a NEW picture, one that is entirely beyond former-friend David Malki’s abilities to Photoshop into something embarrassing: