That's right. Facebookers are changing their profile pics to images of cartoon characters from the 60s, 70s and 80s to help bring awareness to child abuse.
A note circulating on Facebook says, "Change your profile picture to your favorite cartoon from when you were a kid. The goal of this game is not to see a human picture on Facebook, but an invasion of childhood memories until Monday. PLAY AND PASS ALONG!"
2. cartoon pictures for facebook profile
3. 1970s cartoons
4. rugrats pictures
5. cartoon characters from the 80s
7. fat albert characters
8. cartoons from the 70s
9. old cartoon character pictures
12. foghorn leghorn
14. judy jetson
15. looney tunes cartoon characters
16. jane jetson
17. mighty mouse cartoon
18. strawberry shortcake
19. magilla gorilla
20. smurfs cartoon
But what exactly does this meme have to do with child abuse?
The note being passed around continues to say, "From now until December 7, change your profile picture to a cartoon character from your childhood. The objective of this is not to see any human faces on Facebook but an invasion of memories for the fight against Violence to Children. Remember we were kids too."
Will you do it? Here are some cool cartoon characters, in case you don't want to search around.
Rocky and Bullwinkle and Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale
Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble (smoking?)
via CBS News
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