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Explained: Woody Collective
  • Woody Collective (also known as Woody’s Roundup) refers to a phenomenon on Tumblr in which deactivated blog URLs of problematic or controversial users are claimed; the blogs are then remade under the persona of Woody, a toy sheriff from the Toy Story franchise. 
  • These blogs claimed by the Woody Collective change the Tumblr avatar picture to that of Woody. The particular image used features a closeup of Woody’s face. Woody’s facial expression shows him with eyes wide open and a strained-looking smile.
  • This phenomenon was noted to have started in June 2017.
  • EDIT (30 June 2017): It has been brought to our attention that this phenomenon may have started prior to June 2017. However, it seems correct to say that it gained traction in June 2017.
  • These blogs frequently reblog each other, often repeating the same phrases over and over. It is common for these blogs to use the word “pardner”.
  • Notably, the popular blog memeufacturing has been claimed by the Woody Collective. The blog made its first post on 19 June 2017 with a text post stating, “from ashes and dust i rise!”
  • It is not clear exactly who is behind the blogs or whether it was started by a single user or a group of users.
  • UPDATE (30 June 2017): We have discovered that the Woody Collective was started by Tumblr user @snoopingasusualisee (see a post here about this). The user’s bio at the time of writing this update states, “yes i started the woody thing now leave me alone”, so we do not encourage bugging this user about the Woody Collective.
  • Also, for some reasons that are unclear, some of the claimed blogs seem to have changed their avatar pictures to a picture of SpongeBob.
  • Many users on Tumblr have noticed this phenomenon, some applauding the fact that URLs of problematic users have be claimed by “Woody” blogs, others noting the surreal nature of this occurrence. 
  • Meme Documentation has archived images of the avatar pictures and some screenshots of Woody Collective posts here.
  • Click here to see examples of the Woody Collective.

New teaser via CBeebies Facebook ~ “It’s National Dog Day this weekend! Join Tom Hardy and Woody for one last adventure together.” 🐶❤️📗

The story will be ‘Fleabag’ by Helen Stephens @helenstephenslion … about a dog who needs a home and a boy who wants a dog. One day they find each other and Fleabag finally gets the loving home he’s been looking for.

Tom recorded the story last year with Woody next to him. ❤️💔 

Tom and Woody’s final Bedtime Story will air on www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies at 6.50PM on AUGUST 26

Tom recorded the story last year with Woody next to him. ❤️💔 Tom and Woody’s final Bedtime Story will air as a tribute to the memory of Woody.

Saturday, AUGUST 26th 6.50pm CBeebies 🐾

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Susan Sarandon shutting it down. “I have nothing good to say about Woody Allen.”

Woody Allen is a sexual predator who at best seduced his 17-year old step-daughter and at worst molested his child.  

What he did is wrong and working with him means you condone his behavior and would rather side with an accused predator than the victim of a sex crime.

Disgusting. 

look. woody allen’s annie hall infamously won over star wars (1977) for best picture so i have reason to believe that woody allen has cast some demonic cursed energy on star wars winning awards which will only be broken when he dies. anyways this theory is basically is just me saying woody allen should die

Eleanor’s Introduction (Then & Now)

Today marks 5 years since the very official Twitter Welcome Committee made everyone aware of who Eleanor Calder was on Twitter and what her role was going to be going forward. 

So Eleanor had been on Twitter for over a month on 17 March 2012 and had tweeted herself 260 times, but that didn’t stop everyone under the sun affiliated with Louis from “welcoming” her to Twitter. This was, miraculously, the day before she flew into NYC to spend the week with Louis. Even MORE stunning: it was the same week Up All Night was released in America and the summer headlining tour was announced and tickets went on sale.

It should be noted, this all began 30 minutes before the signing in Somerdale, NJ began (read: the exact time when the Twitter and Tumblr fandoms were most active waiting for pictures/fan reports).

  • Eleanor begins to tweet her own update accounts and 1D Fans around 1:30 pm EST ( x
  • Dan tweets Eleanor “The lady that doesn’t tweet is now on Twitter! Hiya lovely how are you? Xx” to which Eleanor replies “I am indeed! Hello! I’m very well thank you :) how are you? Receovered from your lads holiday?! Haha x" 
  • 17: Woody Darling, Jay’s best friend, then tweets Eleanor for the first time 3 minutes later ”@amassive1Dfan no @eleanorJCalder and @DaniellePeazer had their own party #nottobeseenwiththeoldies x" ( x )
  • 17: About 45 minutes later, George, Woody’s son, tweets Eleanor for the first time “glad to see you have joined the revolution ell, hope you are ok :)” to which Eleanor replies “Georgeee! I’m fine thank you babe :) I recognise your picture, is that from new year?! Xx” ( x )
  • 17: George replies to Eleanor “I am glad to hear it :) yes it is - it was such a good night! Hope all is well and you’re behaving yourself! Haha x” to which Eleanor replies “I’m always on my best behaviour! Hope your thumb has fixed itself! See you soon xx” ( x )
  • 17: Eleanor begins to call out fake twitter accounts ( x
  • 17: Louis tweets Eleanor directly for the first time at 7:24PM “Miss you ! X” ( x ) 17: Eleanor responds to Louis’ tweet 10 minutes later “Miss you too, got your biscuits! X” ( x
  • 18: Louis finally follows Eleanor on Twitter ( x )
  • 18: Eleanor wakes up, tweets a fan ( x )
  • 18: Em, Eleanor’s cousin and a 1D fan, tweets her for the first time “You have so many followers already, lordy Lord!xx” to which Eleanor replies “Crazy!! Xx” ( x )
  • 18: To make sure she authenticates who Em is, Eleanor tweets her 6 minutes later “Don’t forget it’s Grandma’s birthday today toooo! Xx” ( x )
  • 18: Danielle (Liam’s then girlfriend) tweets Eleanor like Eleanor just got a twitter account yesterday “Really happy to have @EleanorJCalder join the Twitter World! I can now tweet about our antics and tag her in it! Xx” to which Eleanor replies “Woohoooo! :) #coffeeeverywhere xx” ( x
  • 18: Danielle tweets “@Real_Liam_Payne has said he’s not going to follow @EleanorJCalder unless we can get #therewasacrazymoose trending….let’s gooo! Xx” ( x
  • 18: Eleanor follows @DeleanorArmy ( x
  • 18: Eleanor arrives in NYC around 7PM local time

So Louis didn’t follow Eleanor UNTIL EVERYONE HE KNEW WELCOMED HER TO TWITTER. 

They coordinated this effort around a fan signing event, the album release in the U.S., and the announcement of the summer tour. 

They used 3 of the 9 perception management strategies:

  1. Credibility – Employ actors and organizations that will lend authenticity to the campaign
  2. Multichannel support – Supporters of the campaign should come from multiple levels – personal, professional, public, private, etc.
  3. Coordination – The flow of information should be centralized at the top of a chain of command

And nearly 5 years later, this is very much like how they reintroduced Eleanor to the current scenario. In both cases she was:

  1. She was waiting in the wings to be introduced to the fans when the timing was right
  2. She was authenticated by accounts known to be “official” by fans
  3. She participated just enough to lend credibility to the authentication
  4. Recap stories were written about her and Louis’ “relationship” to date to remind fans of who she was and why she was important

Their tactics this time around aren’t quite as overt as asking fans to trend something stupid to get Liam to follow her (*cringe*), but they had Louis’ sisters accounts like pictures hours after the official Danielle and Louis breakup confirmation in the Sun. They have public “friends” following Eleanor update accounts (James Arthur) and James Corden following Eleanor on Twitter. 

It’s all the same pieces working in the same way to create a story that, on the surface, seems plausible, but in reality is just smoke and mirror social media activity to give the press enough to write a story. 

I know this isn’t anything knew, but the date reminded me of just how coordinated both of these little campaigns were and how easily they promoted the agendas of 1DHQ both times. 

(And, sadly, I don’t think they went to the same effort again  to pull the rug out from under Elounor after 4-6 weeks. I think this will last several months). 

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