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Doppelganger week, the first week of February, is an internet meme whereby users of social networking websites change their profile pictures to that of celebrities with whom they share appearance traits.[1][2] The meme started in 2010.[3]

It was started by Bob Patel, who was constantly told by workmates that he looks like Tom Selleck.[4]

See also

Doppelgänger

References

  1. ^ QMI Agency. (2010-02-03). "Be a celeb for Facebook's Doppelganger Week". Toronto Sun. http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2010/02/03/12724686.html. Retrieved 2010-02-03. 
  2. ^ Mercedes Bunz. (2010-02-03). "It's Celebrity Doppelganger Week on Facebook". The Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2010/feb/03/digital-media-facebook-doppelganger-week. Retrieved 2010-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Facebook's Doppelgänger Week Is Viral Groupthink". Time. http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1960458,00.html. Retrieved 5 February 2010. 
  4. ^ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alex-grossman/interview-with-bob-patel_b_438025.html

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