Even though trends and fads are supposed to be transient things that have their moment of in popular culture are mocked or obsessed over and then abandoned for the next stupid trend. But some popular trends of 2020 have been holding on too long and should get off our feeds and out of our lives before 2021.
Whether it's beauty and fashion trends, food fads, the same takes clogging your feed, or just inexplicably popular things like specific Instagram filters, these are some trends that are due to be replaced in 2020. Or maybe the next big pop-up experience will combine all of them into a rebooted, discourse-filled, novelty food meme that influencers will share and reshare until we agree it is the newest, hottest thing.
Jobs that pay in 'exposure'
Climate change denial
Misogynist authoritarian tyrants
Restaurant foods created just for InstagramE.g. Tie Dye frappucino
Pop-up experiences designed just for selfies
E.g. Museum of Ice Cream, 29 Rooms, etc.
Everything turning into discourse
Mom-shamingE.g. judging people based on birthing and rearing choices
Memes mocking tragedies
'Canceled' people returning easily to spotlight without apology
Instagram 'Which character/object are you?' filters
Ride shares stopping traffic to drop off/pick up
Everyone having a podcast
Yoga with animals
Watermelon seed butter
People saying they're "doing the work"
Every website having their own app
Facebook login using a code generator
Wallpaper on ceilings