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10 Images That Show How The World Has Changed Since 2012

It’s amazing what happens while you’re focused on other things. Ernie Keebler's been so busy baking that we haven't seen him in four years. But now he’s ready to get caught up on the modern world!

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1. Filters

In 2012: Filters were just starting to gain popularity.Now: They're EVERYWHERE.P.S. We'll never forget you, Kelvin.
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In 2012: Filters were just starting to gain popularity.

Now: They're EVERYWHERE.

P.S. We'll never forget you, Kelvin.

2. Mars

In 2012: The Mars Curiosity Rover landed on August 5 at 10:32 p.m. PDT and even checked into Foursquare.Now: You can apply to move there.
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In 2012: The Mars Curiosity Rover landed on August 5 at 10:32 p.m. PDT and even checked into Foursquare.

Now: You can apply to move there.

3. The Apocalypse

In 2012: Everyone was talking about the (possible) end of the world.Now: Thank you for NOT happening, Mayan apocalypse!
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In 2012: Everyone was talking about the (possible) end of the world.

Now: Thank you for NOT happening, Mayan apocalypse!

Courtesy of Eric Sams

4. Sloths

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In 2012: The year of the sloth!

Now: Still the best animal.

5. "Here’s my number. So call me..."

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Before summer 2012: Seems like a simple request.

Now: It's (maybe) stuck in your head.🎶

6. Vampires

In 2012: Peak vampire.Now: Peak zombie.
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In 2012: Peak vampire.

Now: Peak zombie.

7. Matthew McConaughey

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In 2012: Stripping on screen!

Now: He's got a gold statue!

8. Selfies

In 2012: Finally got the recognition they deserved.Now: We have an entire product devoted to them. Love you, selfie stick!
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In 2012: Finally got the recognition they deserved.

Now: We have an entire product devoted to them. Love you, selfie stick!

9. Fleek

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In 2012: Not even a thing.

Now: Too much of a thing.

10. Psy

In 2012: Having a MAJOR moment.Now: Probably still riding that wave, to be honest.
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In 2012: Having a MAJOR moment.

Now: Probably still riding that wave, to be honest.

Seriously? All that was only four years ago? No wonder Ernie Keebler feels out of the loop!

Goodness gracious! Why on earth would I want to block all cookies?

Follow along as he learns the ropes of social media and shares the wonder of his Fudge Stripe cookies with the modern world!​