Digital Folklore Trends Of 2019 On Wednesday's Access Utah

Feb 5, 2020

Greta Thunberg glares at President Trump.
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Co-directors of the USU Digital Folklore Project Jeannie Thomas and Lynne McNeill (USU English Department Head and USU Assistant Professor of English, respectively) will join Tom Williams to talk about the 2019 Digital Trends of the Year.

The most influential digital trends of 2019 were “Greta Thunberg vs. President Trump” in the social justice category and “Storm Area 51” in the serious fun category. Other contenders for the 2019 winning trends included “30 to 50 feral hogs,” “feeling cute, might delete later,” “Epstein didn’t kill himself” and the “table cat.”