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Here's Why All Your Facebook Friends Have Added "Please Do Not Swear" To Their Photos

I declare this a meme.

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Some people really hate it and have "rebelled" against it.

the whole "please do not swear on my profile thanks" thing is prob the least funny thing ever


Salamanders told BuzzFeed News the idea for the frame came from another meme he saw, which was Joe Swanson and Peter Griffin from Family Guy mashed together. It had the text, "Please do not swear on my profile. Thanks."

He said that last week, he discovered Facebook's camera effects tool and started playing about with frames. He created a load of different options, inspired by the stuff he'd seen on Facebook page ShitPostBot5000, but so far, only "please do not swear" has taken off.

"I'm constantly getting messages from friends about how their friends abroad who have no mutuals with me are using the frame," he said. "This is a weird thing for me because despite pumping out content a lot, I've never had a viral hit and it's all quite a culture shock."


Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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