Just incase you haven’t turned your Internet on today, Twitter’s top trending hashtag as of late is #DarkBuzzfeed. Whether the people behind BuzzFeed are behind it or not, is unbeknownst to me (many are participating in the frenzy). Either way, there are some gems in there. The Twitter feed is starting to get a little out of hand, however, so I thought I’d salvage what I could and pick my top 10.
100 Ways You Know You’re A ’90s Kid Reading A Website At Your Dead End Job #DarkBuzzFeed
— Mike Drucker (@MikeDrucker) October 18, 2013
**looks around desk to survey passerbys, thinks, ‘define “dead end”‘***
— Nick Confessore (@nickconfessore) October 18, 2013
This is a great one here. The fact that IT IS A REAL THING (check the linkage dude), makes it even better. YESSS.
25 Great Writers Who Only Get To Write Listicles #DarkBuzzfeed
— Clara Jeffery (@ClaraJeffery) October 18, 2013
This makes me sad. Very sad.
15 Ways to Co-opt and Cutesify Your Ethnic Identity for a Listicle #DarkBuzzfeed
— Nitasha Tiku (@nitashatiku) October 18, 2013
Just wait for it. 10 Reasons Why Being Raciallly Ambiguous is AWESOME! Coming soon.
11 Insane Photos We Took Of You Through Your Hijacked Webcam #DarkBuzzFeed
— Ann Boobus (@a_girl_irl) October 18, 2013
What makes this exceptionally “Dark” is that I had a teacher in high school who legitimately was convinced people could spy on you through your Mac’s webcam.
15 Posts About Important Topics That Had to Be Broken Up Into Digestible GIF Chunks Because Our Teens Can’t Read or Care #DarkBuzzFeed
— Derek Mead (@derektmead) October 18, 2013
This is the sad truth. And doesn’t only apply to teens. Longform has fallen by the wayside (sad face crying emoji).
21 Adorable Corgis Doing Cute Stuff With No One There To Instagram It #darkbuzzfeed
— Raymond Sultan (@RaymondSultan) October 18, 2013
This just doesn’t happen.
20 port-wine stains on babies’ faces #DarkBuzzFeed
— dominic rushe (@dominicru) October 18, 2013
This is terrible. I know. BUT ITS SO BAD ITS GREAT.
7 DIY Meals For When You’re Crying Alone In The Tub #DarkBuzzFeed
— Charlie Warzel (@cwarzel) October 18, 2013
I mean, I’ve never eaten a meal inside my tub. But like, its up my alley.
11 People You Knew In High School Who Are Either Unemployed, In Jail, Or Dead #DarkBuzzFeed
— Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) October 18, 2013
The only reason why this is “sad” and #dark is because everyone probably has their own list.