What is more 2020 than a sweet, romantic trend turning into a meme for life falling apart?
The “How it started vs. How it ended” meme is taking over Twitter feeds. Users post side-by-side photos showing the beginning of a scenario, and compare it to where the scenario is now. In the first renditions of the meme, couples shared screenshots of their first conversations with their engagement photos.
But if there’s anything the internet does well, it’s turning even the worst situations into a joke.
In one viral version of the meme, a Twitter users shared his first DMs with a love interest, phots of a gender reveal party and a baby he thought was his son, and then a photo of a paternity test that said the infant wasn’t actually his.
Others shared their attempts at the meme.
It even got topical.
You have to admire Twitter’s ability to adapt nearly every situation into a meme.