It’s always fun to look at old pictures of yourself and go back in time. Reminisce the memories, your way of fashion, and how different you look currently. Well, that kind of nostalgia is currently very much the ongoing trend on Facebook, if reports are to be believed. CNET’s Amanda Kooser first noticed this trend, where users were reposting their first Facebook profile picture on the social media site, and were in turn nominating others to feed it further. Also Read - Facebook smartwatch to feature cameras alongside fitness functions: Yes, detachable cameras!
The whole ‘nominating-someone-else’ model is proving to be a new sure shot way for things to get viral. We saw initiatives like the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ and the ‘Ten books that have stayed with you challenge’ spiral rocket on Facebook and reach global levels of ‘virality’ last year. Also Read - What happens to your Facebook account after you die?
And now it’s this one. So what does this one include? Just repost your first profile photo, and then nominate your friends to do the same. Most of us have been a part of the Facebook community for years, and pulling out an old picture from the treasure trove hits many chords of nostalgic memories, possibly fuelling the trend further. Also Read - WhatsApp Multi-device support confirmed, public beta rollout begins in two months: Mark Zuckerberg
Whatever may be the case, be ready to get hit with old pictures of your friends and family flooding your timeline. And hell, if you get nominated, just be spirited enough to share an old picture of yours, however displeasing it is.