25 Dumbest Internet Trends That Need To Stop

Overall, the internet has created amazing opportunities for people. From opening a business, connecting with family far away, or accessing information, it’s revolutionized the way people live. However, like a double-edged sword, it cuts both ways. Dumb internet trends are a great example of that. Every year, dumb trends pop up, making us question humanity again. Let’s take a look at some that really jumped the shark. Here are 25 Dumbest Internet Trends That Need To Stop.


Instagram Food Photos


Let’s get this one out of the way right now. No one now or in the future wants to see what you’re eating. While the trend of slapping on different filters over a picture of your key lime pie at the beach might seem attractive, it’s not a good idea. Just say no.


Live Tweeting

live tweeting

Live Tweeting is a symptom of people always having to be in the know about everything. There’s really no reason to do this. Just read about it later in one article. You’ll thank us later.




We’ll admit that memes are pretty funny and deserve a good chuckle now and again, but they’re still dumb. It’s because they’re a dumb trend that they still get churned out all over the web.


Everyone Podcasting


The power of the airwaves for decades was reserved to DJ’s in radio stations. When podcasts came around, everyone and their mom started to do it, making it a massive trend and creating thousands of podcasts that literally no one listened to.



FarmvilleSource: http://www.telegraph.co.uk

Around 2009, FarmVille blew up as Facebook’s most popular game. As a result, everyone on Facebook got tons of annoying invites to play. Of course, like most trends, FarmVille lost its allure and popularity. It’s easy to understand why. You can only pretend to be a farmer for so long before realizing it’s the worst.

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