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Cartoons From the 90's Facebook Meme: Is Good Cause For Kids A Hoax?

By ToniFitz76 |

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Muppet Babies: Did you change your Facebook profile pic?

You’ve undoubtedly noticed the Facebook cartoon profile pics for many of your friends over the past day, including the likes of cartoons from the 90′s Rugrats, Bobby’s World and Arnold, Cat and Dog, Doug, and my personal favorite, from the cartoons from the 80′s, the Muppet Babies. If you haven’t figured it out, this meme is supposed to be in support of fighting violence against children. But is it a hoax of sorts?

The status update people are putting in reads like this: “Change your facebook profile picture to a cartoon from your childhood and invite your friends to do the same. Until Monday (December 6), there should be no human faces on facebook, but a stash of memories. This is for eliminating violence against children.”

But notes this may simply be the reincarnation of an unsuccessful meme a couple weeks ago, which also urged people to change their Facebook pics to cartoons. People may have just added the “eliminating violence against children” note to try to make it more popular.

In the end it probably doesn’t matter – even if it wasn’t originally designed that way, the tagline is getting spread. Did you change your profile?


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About ToniFitz76



Toni Fitzgerald has two children, a husband and a cat. She was a contributor for the Babble Famecrawler blog, and currently works for MediaLife Magazine.

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4 thoughts on “Cartoons From the 90's Facebook Meme: Is Good Cause For Kids A Hoax?

  1. D says:

    yes i changed my pic lol

  2. Bryan says:

    me too. to Brian from family guy.. the dog that punches stewie all the time…

  3. Kelly says:

    I didn’t the first time but did the second

  4. Monica says:

    I didn’t…but just because I didn’t understand how changing my pic to a cartoon would help a kid from getting a beatdown

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