I’m in This Photo and I Don’t Like It

Meaning

What does I’m in This Photo and I Don’t Like It mean?

I’m in this photo and I don’t like it is an old Facebook report option used for removing and hiding pictures on people’s timelines.

A screenshot of the option as well as numerous rewordings of it are used online as reaction image memes.

Origin

What's the origin of I’m in This Photo and I Don’t Like It?

The “I’m in this photo and I don’t like it” report option has been around on Facebook since the early days of the platform, up until the mid-2010’s, when it was removed.

While the meme’s origin is unknown, an early instance of the screenshot as a meme was uploaded to the Facebook page Men’s Humor in 2014.

Despite this, the format didn’t spread to other platforms for several years still.

Spread & Usage

How did I’m in This Photo and I Don’t Like It spread?

Following 2016, the meme had numerous occurrences across the internet, appearing as a popular reaction image macro, as well as a reaction GIF.

The meme was on top of its popularity between 2016 and 2019, peaking in 2017.

During its height, the format was seen on several of the most popular platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Imgur, Imgflip as well as Reddit.

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