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Presidential memes: Obama believes in Internet freedom, kills Reddit
It didn’t take long for the president’s Reddit verification photo to be turned into a meme Wednesday.
After President Barack Obama joined Reddit for an AMA on Wednesday, it was only a matter of time before his verification photo was turned into into a meme.
Redditors and Tumblr used that photo, and others, to comment on the president’s live interview, his interest in Reddit, and how it unintentionally crashed the social news site.
Photo by @SWatercolor/Twitter
Based in Montreal, Kris Holt has been writing about technology and web culture since 2010. He writes for Engadget and Tech News World, and his byline has also appeared in Paste, Salon, International Business Times, Mashable, and elsewhere.