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    54 Things That Happened 10 Years Ago That Feel Surreal To Look Back On Now, Like It Was A Completely Different World

    Take me back to the time when people weren't so precious about posting on Instagram and "go go juice" was a topic of daily conversation.

    Let's talk about what the world looked like 10 years ago...

    Dog with 2002 glasses

    1. 10 years ago, the Instagram logo looked like this:

    Screenshot of a person's phone screen

    2. Everyone's pictures were ridiculously filtered beyond recognition because we all thought we were *artísts*.

    A filtered photo

    3. And people just posted the most random shit; like, Harry Styles' first Instagram post was just some deer:

    4. Every picture looked like it was taken with a potato...

    5. ...and no one really cared about what they posted on their grid, no matter how unflattering or random it was.

    6. In 2012, Gossip Girl was still on TV.

    Screenshot from "Gossip Girl"

    7. Big Ang graced our TVs.

    Big Ang holding her book

    8. Tan Mom was "famous."

    9. And Angelina Jolie did the whole leg thing.

    Brad and Angelina on the red carpet

    10. Which, like, is honestly my favorite thing she's ever done.

    11. In 2012, Betty White was still alive.

    Betty White and Robert Pattinson

    12. She was doing photoshoots with boa constrictors and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

    Sarah Michelle Gellar and Betty White with a boa constrictor

    13. Rihanna was still extremely active on Twitter.

    FUCK U SATAN!!! Fuck right off!!!!!

    Twitter: @rihanna

    14. 2012 was the year she walked around Coachella with "Thug Life" written on her midriff in permanent marker rolling a blunt.

    Rihanna with a blunt

    15. I'm pretty sure this is the same year she also rolled said blunt on her security guard's head.

    Rihanna with a blunt on someone's head

    16. In 2012, One Direction was invading the US.

    One Direction with puppies

    17. That means 1D mania was in full effect...

    One Direction fans

    18. ...and seeing tweens having full-on meltdowns was a daily occurrence.

    Kids on the floor

    19. In 2012, Miley Cyrus was engaged to Liam Hemsworth.

    Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

    20. Justin Bieber was still with Selena Gomez.

    Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber

    21. And Taylor Swift and Harry Styles went for that *totally not staged* fall walk.

    Taylor Swift and Harry Styles

    22. 10 years ago, Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" was the biggest song in the world.

    Carly Rae Jepsen

    23. 2012 was also the year that Gotye song was huge.

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    Universal Music

    24. Taylor Swift was in her Red era.

    Taylor Swift

    25. And the first Hunger Games movie just came out.

    Josh Hutcherson, Jennifer Lawrence, and Liam Hemsworth on the red carpet

    26. 10 years ago, we were all obsessed with the Fierce 5.

    Fierce 5

    27. McKayla Maroney made *the face.*

    McKayla Maroney

    28. And then, took this picture with President Obama.

    McKayla Maroney and Barack Obama

    29. Speaking of which, Obama tweeted this that same year:

    Twitter: @barackobama

    30. In 2012, Madonna performed at the Super Bowl.

    Nicki Minaj, Madonna, and M.I.A. at the Super Bowl

    31. Adele won a bajillion Grammys.

    Adele holding her Grammys

    32. Middle-aged women were obsessed with Fifty Shades.

    A woman in front of a "Fifty Shades of Grey" poster

    33. And people still wore flower crowns to Coachella.

    Vanessa Hudgens

    34. In 2012, the edgiest thing was the "hipster" aesthetic; like, people LOVED calling things "hipster."

    35. Ariana Grande's bedroom looked like this:

    Ariana Grande

    36. Miley Cyrus cutting her hair was *controversial* and a "cultural shift."

    Miley Cyrus

    37. And we landed a rover on Mars.

    People at NASA hugging

    38. Which, like, this is one of the most iconic tweets of the year:

    I'm safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!! #MSL

    Twitter: @marscuriosity

    39. In 2012, Honey Boo Boo was the biggest reality star...

    Honey Boo Boo

    40. ...and "go go juice" was a daily topic of conversation.

    Honey Boo Boo

    41. In 2012, the Spice Girls reunited.

    The Spice Girls onstage

    42. Ed Sheeran posed with cereal boxes so he could get it for free.

    Ed Sheeran with cereal

    43. Meghan Markle posed with Dodgers merch so she could get it for free.

    Meghan Markle holding a Dodgers shirt

    44. And Anna Kendrick posed with bags of popcorn for free movie tickets.

    Anna Kendrick holding popcorn

    45. In 2012, Kris Jenner was in her shart era.

    I just sharted myself. That's when u fart and u shit yourself on accident!

    Twitter: @KrisJenner

    46. It was the year she had the giant meatloaf inside of her.

    I feel like there's a giant meatloaf inside of me

    Twitter: @KrisJenner

    47. In 2012, everyone did the whole "Gangnam Style" thing.

    "Gangnam Style"

    48. People still used iPod Nanos.

    iPod Nanos

    49. The iPhone had a headphone jack.

    An older iPhone

    50. Clint Eastwood talked to a chair.

    Clint Eastwood onstage

    51. The Kardashians looked like this:

    The Kardashians

    52. Justin Bieber tweeted about Arm.

    Twitter: @justinbieber

    53. Shaq tweeted this:

    How u like my con shaqt lenses get it lol

    Twitter: @SHAQ

    54. And last but not least, 10 years ago, Donald Trump was just some guy on Twitter speculating about Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Like, the guy was obsessed.

    Screenshot of a Donald Trump tweet