Corporate Needs You to Find the Difference


What does Corporate Needs You to Find the Difference mean?

Corporate needs you to find the difference refers to an exploitable two panel meme, taken from the widely popular television series The Office.

It is also often references as “They’re the same picture”.

In the meme, Creed is presented with two images with the request of finding the differences between them.

Pam, who initially gave the pictures to Creed then notes off camera “They’re the same picture”.

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What's the origin of Corporate Needs You to Find the Difference?

The scene originates from the episode Search Committee from The Office, which aired on May 19th, 2011.

In the episode, acting manager Creed is subjected to a prank by Pam, who gives the man two pictures with the comment “Corporate needs you to find the differences between this picture and this picture.”

She then leaves Creed and notes off camera that “They’re the same picture”.

Spread & Usage

How did Corporate Needs You to Find the Difference spread?

The “corporate needs you to find the difference” format was initially used as a reaction to two things that are rather similar.

This use had then morphed into actual meme creation on June 22nd, 2018 when the two pictures in the meme were replaced by an image of Fortnite and trash, as well as Pam stating “They’re the same picture.”

The format had gained a large amount of popularity online with a plethora of memes being uploaded to the web, from sites like Reddit to Instagram meme pages as well as Facebook meme groups and various humor based sites.

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