North Korea's "Failure to Launch" Sparks Web Meme
North Korea's multistage rocket blew up less than two minutes into flight. A series of Internet memes on the topic have had a much longer flight. Here are the highlights:
- The satire Twitter account @KimJongNumberUn posted a series of tweets during the morning to its 89,000 followers. Each of which were retweeted more than 50 times. Here they are:
- These images quickly spread across Twitter, Facebook and other social sites:
- The comedian Andy Borowitz also chimed in on Twitter:
- As did actor George Takei:
- — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei)Fri, Apr 13 2012 08:02:16North Korea says failed rocket launch was merely for "weather satellite." Guess they hired the USAF's press rep for Area 51.
- Other Twitter users were quick to add their quips:
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