The Top 10 digital moments of 2014 #DIGIMOs
Over the past 3 weeks, we’ve been running down our pick of the Top 10 ‘digital moments’ of 2014, with a bit of a Tamar twist – we’ve been recreating them in Lego! Because why not, hey? We’ve been posting 3 each week on our social feeds, but in case you missed any of them, we’ve gathered them all together here – along with some of the moments that inspired them.
Let us know what you think in the comments – especially if you think we missed any crackers!
Kim Kardashian ‘Break the Internet’
Arguably the most talked-about woman on the internet, Kim Kardashain set tongues wagging when she posed in the nude for ‘Paper Magazine’ earlier this year.
The ‘No Make-up Selfie’ craze
One of the first big charity memes, the no make-up selfie craze also inspired another one of our DIGIMO moments, the Ice Bucket Challenge.
The celebrity nude photo leaks
When computer hackers gained access to a number of high profile celebrity iCloud accounts, the following leak was dubbed ‘the Fappening’ by internet wags.
The Oscar selfie
Oscar host Ellen Degeners made history when she posted a celeb-packed selfie to her social channels, becoming one of the most shared photos ever taken.
Tim Howard, USA World Cup goalie meme
Despite their overall performance, Team USA inspired a truck-load of memes thanks to the seemingly super-human saving ability of their goal keeper, Tim Howard.
The Ice Bucket Challenge
Everyone from Presidents to super heroes posted their take on the Ice Bucket Challenge, raising millions for charity at the same time.
Jack Cooksey drops his new iPhone 6
Cooksey was one of the first owners of the iPhone 6 in his native Perth – but dropped it (on live TV) moments after opening the box.
(Watch the video of the incident here)
The U2 album iPhone controversy
When U2 and Apple collaborated to give a free copy of the band’s new album to all iPhone users, controversy wasn’t far behind – with an apology following swiftly.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer
One of the most hotly-anticipated moments of the year, the release of the new Star Wars trailer broke a number of records for views on YouTube.
When Amazon announced plans to use drones to deliver packages in the near future, internet commenters went into overdrive, speculating on how it might work.