A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from January 07, 2024
“Instagram is like a fridge…”

“Facebook is like a fridge…” is a saying that has been printed on many images. The wording that follows varies, with text such as “even when you know there’s nothing new going on, you still go and check it every 5 minutes. ” The Facebook expression has also been used for Instagram, Twitter and social media.
 
“Facebook is like a fridge, even when it’s empty you’ll open it every ten minutes” was posted on X/Twitter by Danielle Shtub on November 18, 2009. “RT @BizDevFrance: Quoting my teen-age niece ‘Facebook is like a fridge - even if it’s empty you’ll open it every few minutes’ - like twitter” was posted on X/Twitter by Arjan Tupan on November 23, 2009. “Facebook is like a fridge.. Even when when u know there’s nothing new going on, u still go on and check it every 10 minutes” was posted on X/Twitter by Jessica Much on December 3, 2009. “facebook is like a fridge.. even when you know there’s nothing new going on, you still go on and check it every 5 minutes.. 😛” was posted on X/Twitter by Chloe Cattermole on December 21, 2009.
 
“Twitter is like a fridge.. Even when when u know there’s nothing new going on, u still go on and check it every 10 minutes” was posted on Twitter by Serbian Cookie on December 13, 2009. “RT @5tevenw: Twitter is like a fridge. When yr bored you keep opening & closing it every few minutes to see if there’s anything good in it” was posted on X/Twitter by Laura Good on July 13, 2010. “Twitter is like a fridge. When you’re bored you keep opening & closing it every few minutes to see if there’s anything good in it” was posted on X/Twitter by DJ Leaky 鈽旓笍馃攰 on August 29, 2010.
   
“Instagram is like a fridge. You keep opening and closing to see if there’s anything good in it” was posted on X/Twitter by Christine Ng on September 2, 2012. “Instagram is like a fridge, I check it every two seconds even though I know there’s nothing new” was posted on X/Twitter by elvis馃崚 on April 4, 2013. “Late night Instagram is like a fridge..you keep going back and checking it but there’s still nothing good” was posted on X/Twitter by Wes Helsabeck on August 18, 2013. “Instagram Instagram is like a fridge. You keep opening and closing it every few minutes to see if there鈥檚 anything good when you get bored” was entered in the Urban Dictionary on September 26, 2019.
 
“Social Media is like a fridge. You know there is nothing good inside yet you check it every 10 minutes” was posted on X/Twitter by Kraig Escobar on June 4, 2013. “Social media is like a fridge. You check it and nothings there, but you still check it again 2 min later hoping something magically appears” was posted on X/Twitter by rh锚tor铆k on June 30, 2013. “Social media is like a fridge, you open it hoping you find something interesting but there’s nothing at all” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on July 3, 2019. “Social media is like a fridge. You know there鈥檚 nothing new, but you check every 10 minutes anyway” was posted on X/Twitter by Dee 馃尮 on December 14, 2023.
   
       
X/Twitter
Danielle Shtub
@MissSunshinexox
Facebook is like a fridge, even when it’s empty you’ll open it every ten minutes.
12:38 PM 路 Nov 18, 2009
 
X/Twitter
Arjan Tupan 馃煟| Writing poetry, on and off chain
@arjantupan
RT @BizDevFrance: Quoting my teen-age niece “Facebook is like a fridge - even if it’s empty you’ll open it every few minutes” - like twitter
7:22 AM 路 Nov 23, 2009
   
X/Twitter
Jessica Much
@JessMuch
Facebook is like a fridge.. Even when when u know there’s nothing new going on, u still go on and check it every 10 minutes
1:26 AM 路 Dec 3, 2009
 
X/Twitter
Serbian Cookie
@DavidCookSerbia
Twitter is like a fridge.. Even when when u know there’s nothing new going on, u still go on and check it every 10 minutes.Nite nite every1!
6:11 PM 路 Dec 13, 2009
   
X/Twitter
Boroian Serbia
@BoroianSerbia
Twitter is like a fridge.. Even when when u know there’s nothing new going on, u still go on and check it every 10 minutes.Nite nite every1!
6:11 PM 路 Dec 13, 2009
 
X/Twitter
Chloe Cattermole
@chloe_kisses
facebook is like a fridge.. even when you know there’s nothing new going on, you still go on and check it every 5 minutes.. 😛
10:43 AM 路 Dec 21, 2009
   
X/Twitter
Louis Fourie
@MonkeyguySA
Facebook is like a fridge even when you know there is nothing new going on you still go and check it every 10 minutes http://www.monkeyproject.org
11:43 AM 路 May 18, 2010
 
X/Twitter
Amukelani Chauke
@Amu_keh_larney
Facebook is like a fridge, when you’re bored, you keep on opening and closing it to check if there is anything new http://myloc.me/7SkiX
6:10 AM 路 Jun 6, 2010
     
X/Twitter
Laura Good
@goodlaura
RT @5tevenw: Twitter is like a fridge. When yr bored you keep opening & closing it every few minutes to see if there’s anything good in it
9:34 PM 路 Jul 13, 2010
 
X/Twitter
DJ Leaky 鈽旓笍馃攰
@iamdjleaky
Twitter is like a fridge. When you’re bored you keep opening & closing it every few minutes to see if there’s anything good in it
8:46 PM 路 Aug 29, 2010
 
X/Twitter
Eliana Cabrera
@Ejolicious
facebook is like a fridge ...you open it….you check it… you get bored so then you close it… ten minutes later it’s open again.
9:44 PM 路 Sep 2, 2010
     
X/Twitter
Carol Country
@aprilsunny
RT @5tevenw Twitter is like a fridge. When you’re bored you keep opening & closing it every few minutes to see if anything’s good in it
4:23 PM 路 Sep 4, 2010
 
X/Twitter
鈾 Toni 鞖橅叇鞚挫杸 鈾 1of15M馃尫馃尭馃尡
@yontefian
@matchykoi Same here.From one of my friends’ posts:Facebook is like a fridge - you know there’s nothing new but you check it anyway.
8:47 PM 路 Oct 1, 2010
 
X/Twitter
Chris Gibson
@chrisguibby
Facebook is like a fridge even when you know that there’s nothing new going on, you still go and check it every 10 mins. 😛
10:27 AM 路 Nov 13, 2010
 
9GAG
whatupbr0
Posted 28 May 12
Facebook is like a fridge…
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
FACEBOOK IS LIKE A FRIDGE,
THERE IS RARELY SOMETHING NEW
BUT YOU CHECK IT ANYWAY
   
X/Twitter
Christine Ng
@Chrispytine
Instagram is like a fridge. You keep opening and closing to see if there’s anything good in it.
4:27 AM 路 Sep 2, 2012
 
X/Twitter
Stumbler Top
@StumblerTop
Twitter is like a fridge. If you’re bored you keep opening & closing it every few minutes to see if there’s anything good in it.
2:30 AM 路 Nov 30, 2012
 
X/Twitter       
elvis馃崚
@elvis_is_crying
Instagram is like a fridge, I check it every two seconds even though I know there’s nothing new
10:42 PM 路 Apr 4, 2013
 
X/Twitter
Kraig Escobar
@KraigEscobar
Social Media is like a fridge. You know there is nothing good inside yet you check it every 10 minutes.
7:03 PM 路 Jun 4, 2013
 
X/Twitter
rh锚tor铆k
@djrhetorik
Social media is like a fridge. You check it and nothings there, but you still check it again 2 min later hoping something magically appears.
3:17 PM 路 Jun 30, 2013
 
X/Twitter
Sabrina Cruz邪
@_sabrina_cr_
Social media is like a fridge. You check it and nothings there, but you still check it again 2 min later hoping something magically appears.
10:37 AM 路 Jul 1, 2013
   
X/Twitter
Cyndi Sawyer邪
@_cyndi_s__
Social media is like a fridge. You check it and nothings there, but you still check it again 2 min later hoping something magically appears.
11:07 AM 路 Jul 29, 2013
   
X/Twitter
Wes Helsabeck
@Helsabeck34
Late night Instagram is like a fridge..you keep going back and checking it but there’s still nothing good
12:31 AM 路 Aug 18, 2013
   
X/Twitter
emm(:
@emilybrooke99__
Instagram is like a fridge. I check it every five minutes, but nothing seems to change.
8:14 AM 路 Dec 27, 2013 from Powellton, WV
 
Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/DankLauncher420 July 3, 2019
Social media is like a fridge, you open it hoping you find something interesting but there’s nothing at all.
     
Urban Dictionary
Instagram
Instagram is like a fridge.
You keep opening and closing it every few minutes to see if there鈥檚 anything good when you get bored.
Guy1: on a scale of 1-10, how bored are you
Guy2: instagram

by Ettej September 26, 2019
   
America’s Best Pics and VIdeos
Evell
1 mar 2023
Facebook is like a fridge. When you’re bore you Keep opening and closing it every minutes to see if there’s anything good in it.
 
iFunny
Mary_hot_content
29 sep 2023
Facebook Is like a fridge.. when you’re bored you keep opening and closing it every few minutes to see if there’s anything good in it.
   
X/Twitter
Dee 馃尮
@DeeWaynee94
Social media is like a fridge.
You know there鈥檚 nothing new, but you check every 10 minutes anyway.
8:59 PM 路 Dec 14, 2023
 
Facebook
More Crazy Stuff
January 6, 2024 at 1:28 PM 路
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
Facebook is like a fridge.
When you’re bored
you keep opening and
closing it every few
minute to see if there’s
anything good in it.

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