The news cycle—and recycle.

Social networks are ready to enjoy old Brazil related news. Specially if it comes with a seal of past approval from… social networks.

In October 5, 2013 CNN placed Hong Kong in Brazil on a map:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXJiTeUeM0c

The epic fail was a feast for the social networks, making rounds and rounds of shares and retweets, as this one, among the very early ones mocking CNN:

https://twitter.com/_andrewpan/status/386443060990992384

Snowballing wasn’t far ahead, and got the push from this @Amazing_Maps tweet the next day:

https://twitter.com/Amazing_Maps/status/386892465875451904

BuzzFeed picks it up two days later, on October 7:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/dorsey/the-time-cnn-thought-hong-kong-was-in-south-america#qdt2z8

After the peak, decay came slowly through the end of 2013. Until the almost year-old picture unexpectedly got a renewed life-cycle after this @DavidKenner tweet from August 7, 2014.

https://twitter.com/DavidKenner/status/497301669676187648

Drudge picks up the next day and the snowball was ready to reach everyone once again, now in 2014.

https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/497840890816122880

So, wait for 2015 and share it again. It should make rounds!

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