‘B**b clickbait’: Washington Post gets mocked over photo used for an article on families and matching outfits
Christy Beck runs a popular Instagram account where she posts photos of her family — she’s the mom of triplets — in matching outfits. Such as:
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Now, here’s the photo of the Beck family the Washington Post used for its article today on families who buy matching outfits, a “fashion trend that won’t go away”:
The fashion trend that won’t go away: Matching clothes for the whole family https://t.co/8Te1CoELDs
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) July 11, 2019
FFS. Real journalism at work, right?
Wow, @washingtonpost knows what they’re doing with this pic. Shameful.
— TaRaRella (@taraelleclark) July 11, 2019
And this is one time where we say, “read the comments”:
Oh, most definitely here for the comments.
— powderbum (@powderbum75) July 11, 2019
Even the little girl at the bottom of the photo is wondering why you picked this particular photo…oh yeah…
— Julie Lynn (@JulieLBartlett) July 11, 2019
— JK (@JK_ah47) July 11, 2019
I’m a gay man and even I can see this.
— Blocked by Jerry Falwell, Jr. (@TruMight) July 11, 2019
No one here is reading the article.
— Ina Winona Tanka (@InaWinona) July 11, 2019
— 𝓽𝓸𝓽𝓪𝓵𝓵𝔂 ☠️ 𝓫𝓲𝓽𝓬𝓱𝓬𝓪𝓴𝓮𝓼 (@m33gs) July 11, 2019
I never saw that baby until now.
— Erwin Ascot (@Erwin_Ascot) July 11, 2019
And congrats on embracing “boob clickbait”:
— Yuge Tweeter (@YugeTweeter) July 11, 2019