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:
Tesla Cybertrick from elonmusk
Smart Elon from memes
Elon wants to thank you all for free advertising from dankmemes
An Anime Girl Falling / T-Posing meme expressing Elon’s superior business acumen:
Marketing 100 from memes
A Cybertruck version of the “I worry about you sometimes Candace” meme format:
Other than being a certified meme lord, Elon Musk is also known for making Tesla investors nervous by pulling stunts like smoking weed on Joe Rogan’s podcast, for example.
A How to Train Your Dragon thumbs up meme template:
Love ya elon from elonmusk
As if Reddit didn’t have enough Elon memes, he made a cameo in the latest episode of Rick and Morty as “Elon Tusk,” adding to suspicions that he may just be the ultimate troll.
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…