The Brief: These memes make fun of the fact that all the memes criticizing Elon Musk's recently unveiled Cybertruck are giving Tesla free advertising.
Elon Musk announced the Tesla Cybertruck last week to widespread ridicule, with memes mocking its simplistic design taking over Reddit. Despite the backlash, Tesla has already received 200,000 orders with no advertising, inspiring a second wave of memes accusing Elon of intentionally making a meme-able product for free marketing while also praising his ingenuity.
With no advertising & no paid endorsement
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 23, 2019
Elon pulled what’s called a big brain move, as shown by this expanding brain meme:
An Anime Girl Falling / T-Posing meme expressing Elon’s superior business acumen:
A Cybertruck version of the “I worry about you sometimes Candace” meme format:
A How to Train Your Dragon thumbs up meme template:
Elon was also invited to play a “special role” in the upcoming film Shrek 5:
Unsure what to make of this tbh, but I’m intrigued…