LinkedIn Actually Created a Hilarious Meme

A CEO decided to make a long, LinkedIn post about firing his staff — and made it about himself. It’s now a meme on the platform.

A Dall-E artificial intelligence generated interpretation of the phrase: Crying ceo posting a selfie while at a villa. The image is a distorted man, wearing a pink shirt and red tie, seemingly crying while holding his cellphone in front of palm trees and a blue sky on warm day.
DALL-E interpretation of “Crying CEO posting a selfie while at a villa”

Every social media site has its own grammar and posting style. Facebook has its weird over-sharing and humblebrags, Instagram with its performative positivity, and Twitter with…



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Jamie Cohen

Jamie Cohen


Digital culture expert and meme scholar. Cultural and Media Studies PhD. Internet studies educator: social good, civic engagement and digital literacies