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The Original Content War On Facebook [Pic]

Hits: 16124 | Rating: (1.6) | Category: Weird | Added by: funnehkitteh
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Tubby12370
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1369 Posts
Monday, June 18, 2012 6:21:02 AM
Ironic that this 9gag post got placed on I-am-bored?

Vimto
Male, 40-49, Europe
 2352 Posts
Monday, June 18, 2012 6:02:12 AM
I've always treated IAB as a useful index to the stuff on other sites without having to trawl through all their other poo. Not always true, but often is.

Justin9235
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1582 Posts
Monday, June 18, 2012 5:10:27 AM
Every site steals, get over it. Half of the poo on IAB I've seen somewhere else before. Who cares?!

Buiadh
Male, 18-29, Europe
 6651 Posts
Monday, June 18, 2012 2:35:04 AM
@swaywithme - Truth.

lawndartsftw
Male, 40-49, Canada
 1815 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 9:37:13 PM
I became familiar with 4chan the winter before the Habbo raids started (winter 2004-2005). High degree of OC there then, and it didnt show up anywhere else. After Project Scientology, and the publicity it received, 4chan began to change (more newf*gs, summerf*gs, and cancer), and a lot of oldf*gs moved over to Reddit...the back-and-forth between 4chan and Reddit has been pretty common for at least four years. Since about 2010, the content/memes etc from these two sites have spread everywhere. 9gag childishly "claims" these memes, but nothing original comes from that immature place. Content usually gets posted on 4chan/Reddit first, and then spreads to others,,,,

Swaywithme
Female, 18-29, Canada
 3653 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 6:41:23 PM
There is nothing original on the internet! NOTHING

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AlexTron
Male, 18-29, Western US
 533 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 5:00:31 PM
Not sure if trolling or just stupid. 9gag steals. IAB steals. I've seen stuff on 9gag then a week later it's on here. I've seen stuff here then it gets to 9gag.

eddy666
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 522 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 10:44:48 AM
@Gerry1of1 That's an awesome gif! They should let you moderate content as well.

eddy666
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 522 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 10:43:21 AM
@tedgp
I-A-B used to have good, original content back in the day.

Thetas
Male, 18-29, Western US
 1552 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 10:16:00 AM
Wow... Content is copied as follows? Stumble Upon -> I-A-B -> Reddit -> Funny Junk -> 4Chan -> 9gag?
I'm being trolled right now, right? The only two sites in the list who don't copy all of their content is 4chan and Reddit. I begrudgingly say Reddit doesn't steal all of its content because of its stupid vector memes like derpette and le me gusta XD. Though admittedly a lot of its poo was taken from 4chan, too. I know because stuff I like ends up spreading all over reddit like "that feel" which on reddit became "dat feel."
I really dislike reddit. It's basically a bad 4chan for 12 year old girls.

Stonardsftw
Male, 18-29, Western US
 319 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 5:54:45 AM
Pretty sure it goes Reddit/4chan, then Funnyjunk picks it up, then somethingaweful, then 9gag makes a disgusting mutilated copy of it, then other small blog sites pick it up, then finally I-am-bored picks up the remains.

Kadinsky
Male, 18-29, Europe
 572 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 5:51:30 AM
There's no such thing as original content on the internet. Once you upload it, it's theirs. That's just the way it works. 9gag, 4chan, Reddit and the rest of 'em know this and use that fact. That's all there is to it.

The_Garuness
Male, 18-29, Europe
 917 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 4:38:05 AM
I loved 9gag, but now it can go die in a fire.

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 16145 Posts
Sunday, June 17, 2012 1:19:19 AM
IAB doesn't 'steal' content, users like myself submit content and it either gets approved or it doesn't. That's not to say that Fancylad and the mods don't find content on their own, but they do give credit where it is due.

'Stealing' content would be like what funnyjunk did to the oatmeal for years, not giving the artist credit for his work. Maybe sometimes a photo or two goes uncredited and that's usually the fault of the submitter or the original source where the submitter found the content.

gothmo
Female, 18-29, Western US
 1328 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 10:39:57 PM
@nubblins

I know, right? I love them both, I can't remember Loki's name though, wanna say tom but...

lawndartsftw
Male, 40-49, Canada
 1815 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 10:05:41 PM
In regards to memes, 4chan and Reddit have generated more OC, and continue to, than anyone else. I have followed both for some time, and, again and again, have seen stuff there first, before anywhere else. Most other sites' content usually can be back-traced to an earlier post on another site.

Related - Last month I saw a thread on Reddit, and I-A-B was called one of the top OC theives haha !!

avail9988
Male, 18-29, Australia
 676 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 8:44:58 PM
off to 9gaga see what that place is all about..

nubblins
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 1753 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 8:11:02 PM
All I got from this was a picture of Chris Hemsworth. Well worth the click. Thanks IAB. <3

LemonTarte
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 1451 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 7:29:35 PM
IAB copies from reddit though...are you kidding me?

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33696 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 7:15:14 PM

This was so boring even cats are suiciding.



Angelmassb
Male, 18-29, S. America
 15497 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 6:48:32 PM
OMG A screen capture of a IAB user commenting about IAB on Facebook!

jamie76
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2282 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 5:46:40 PM
all of these websites only exist because they repost poo everyone else is posting..

oh except that funnyjunk is suing a comic writer and demanding 20K from him because they keep stealing his OC and when he told them to stop...they sent him a letter demanding 20k or lawsuit.

drat funnyjunk. hate that racist website.

swoop408
Male, 18-29, Western US
 1768 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 5:38:18 PM
We're famous, bitches!!!! drat yo couch!!

LuckyDave
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 672 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 4:48:56 PM
Interesting to see we actually made the "cool" list.

PirateWillis
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 144 Posts
Saturday, June 16, 2012 4:12:10 PM
here's all the evidence you need of the legitimacy of 9gag: What the drat is 9gag..seriously though i never heard of it until this post.

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