If you thought last year’s “JCB ki khudayi” trend was weird, wait until you hear about Binod. In recent days, a number of brands and other users of social media have tweeted about Binod. PayTM changed its name on Twitter to Binod. Mumbai police asked everyone named Binod to change their online passwords if they contained their first name. Airtel said it would receive every call with “Haan #Binod Bol”
So why is everyone suddenly tweeting about Binod?
It all started when the YouTube channel Slayy Point shared a video where the creators Abhyudaya and Gautami decided to investigate the comment section of YouTube videos. In the video titled “Why Indian Comments Section is Garbage (BINOD)”, which was shared on July 15, they showed their subscribers some of the strangest comments they have received. One of these, from a user named Binod Tharu, contained nothing more than his first name “Binod” in the comments on his YouTube videos.
Pretty soon after the video surfaced online, the comments in a number of popular YouTube videos were suddenly filled with a word: Binod.
The trend soon shifted to Twitter, where it caught the eye of a number of meme makers. The microblogging platform was then flooded with a number of Binod memes, and the bizarre trend only grew with several brands, companies and even police departments joining the bandwagon with their own Binod tweets.
PayTM briefly changed its Twitter username to Binod
– Paytm (@Paytm) August 7, 2020
While Airtel India offered a new way to answer all phone calls
Receive every call with “Haan #Binod Bol”
Comment and tag us with their reactions ????
– airtel India (@airtelindia) 7 August 2020
A number of police departments also joined the trend
What is #BINOD?
B – Fasten your seat belt before driving
I – Inform the police about suspected activity
N – Never drink or drive
O – Follow COVID guidelines
D – Call 100 for any help or assistance # JaipurPolice # TeamJaipurPolice
– Jaipur Police (@jaipur_police) August 7, 2020
#Binod may not write anything else, but we have a message for you! pic.twitter.com/1It1yZE7Tq
– Call 112 (@ 112UttarPradesh) August 7, 2020
Dear #binod, we hope your name is not your online password. It’s pretty viral, change it now! #OnlineSafety
– Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) August 7, 2020
Dear #binod, we know you have gone very viral, but your security is important. corona is more famous than you so stay at home, stay safe. # SafetyFirst
– Nagpur City Police (@NagpurPolice) August 8, 2020
Take a look at some of the funniest, most viral Binod tweets here:
Call me #binod
– Elliot Alderson (@ fs0c131y) August 8, 2020
Everyone creates memes on “binod”
Meanwhile binod: pic.twitter.com/53iKkacPZY
– puja_writes .__ (@sanskariladki__) August 10, 2020
No thoughts, head binod pic.twitter.com/5OSTsej8Iq
– egMegha⁷⟭⟬ ???????????? (Inactive) (@MegTheDesiArmy) August 8, 2020
Which of these is your favorite Binod meme? Let us know with the comment section.
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