Ninja makes Time's 'Most Influential People' list for 2019 - Apparently a Fortnite streamer is about as influential as POTUS or a Saudi Arabian prince

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Unless you're significantly older than the average user on KF, I can guarantee that you don't.
Well, maybe it's all relative- being punched in the shoulder is better than being punch in the balls. Neither one is ideal but at least an shoulder punch probably won't make you tear up and make you feel like you're going to hurl your cookies for an hour.

More OT - The "Most Influential List" is a bit of a misnomer. It should be called "The people we talked about the most in the last year, 4 out of 5 will be completely forgotten within a year or two."

But that's where we are in 2019. Who the fuck cares about people trying to solve diseases or, really, anything that redeems humanity slightly. THIS GUY gets paid stupid amounts of money to hammer buttons and wiggle sticks! He was on Ellen!!
 

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Dude gained wide popularity on a game that fluked on a trend and became widely popular himself. I swear I never heard of him until he started playing Fortnite despite having somewhat of a career in pro Halo to my knowledge.

Well, maybe it's all relative- being punched in the shoulder is better than being punch in the balls. Neither one is ideal but at least an shoulder punch probably won't make you tear up and make you feel like you're going to hurl your cookies for an hour.

More OT - The "Most Influential List" is a bit of a misnomer. It should be called "The people we talked about the most in the last year, 4 out of 5 will be completely forgotten within a year or two."

But that's where we are in 2019. Who the fuck cares about people trying to solve diseases or, really, anything that redeems humanity slightly. THIS GUY gets paid stupid amounts of money to hammer buttons and wiggle sticks! He was on Ellen!!
I mean it fits for him and Fortnite. You see the game's marketing more than anything else actually noteworthy besides its silly and pointless memes. People can try to argue it away but the truth is he is known through Fortnite and arguably Fortnite owes some of their success to people like him.
 

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Well, maybe it's all relative- being punched in the shoulder is better than being punch in the balls. Neither one is ideal but at least an shoulder punch probably won't make you tear up and make you feel like you're going to hurl your cookies for an hour.

More OT - The "Most Influential List" is a bit of a misnomer. It should be called "The people we talked about the most in the last year, 4 out of 5 will be completely forgotten within a year or two."

But that's where we are in 2019. Who the fuck cares about people trying to solve diseases or, really, anything that redeems humanity slightly. THIS GUY gets paid stupid amounts of money to hammer buttons and wiggle sticks! He was on Ellen!!
Can't that be said to almost everyone on that list and alot of celebrities. Most people don't care about medical or technological advancements, the average person/reader/whatever just follows the latest trends, whilst companies would publish tanything that can be considered marketable or clickbait in their standards.
 

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Can't that be said to almost everyone on that list and alot of celebrities. Most people don't care about medical or technological advancements, the average person/reader/whatever just follows the latest trends, whilst companies would publish tanything that can be considered marketable or clickbait in their standards.
Exactly It's pretty much to get non readers to find these articles they know what they're doing. That Fortnite streamer is sure to generate clicks to get us money let's say he's the most influencial person of 2019 just like Fortnite's fandom they'll flock to anything and make it popular.
 

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Jesus, what a shit list. its like they ignored that tfue has eclipse Ninja on the subscriber numbers and earnings. Ninja wasn't even a pioneer on anything
Ninja is a media-verified brand. He can show up in a suit (Sonicfox wink wink) and put on a respectable show. He of all people is the one to convince your parents that 'making money playing video games' isn't just a fad.

That said, he recently started swearing again and playing other games than Fortnite, so it'll be interesting going forward.

Tfue is a fucking loser only made relevant by MrBeast and the Faze tag. He is actually a 'who'.
 

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Ninja is a media darling. He is largely inoffensive (IE, no redpills).

That is why he is allowed to say Nigger while Pewdiepie will forever be branded racist for doing so.
 

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Ninja is a media darling. He is largely inoffensive (IE, no redpills).

That is why he is allowed to say Nigger while Pewdiepie will forever be branded racist for doing so.
I mean he is also considered the face of the kid friendly (But wallet burning) Fornite so even if you don't have to pay him he can market anything he is in including a random spot on a list from Time.
 

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the most atrocious thing on the list is no Pewdiepie, who basically made a youtube video that launched a huge youtube campaign that earned him 30+ million subscribers for 6 months. Yep, that man Pewdiepie has no influence of all....
 
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Saw this on another forum, apparently Walmart sells a poster of Ninja these days.
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the most atrocious thing on the list is no Pewdiepie, who basically made a youtube video that launched a huge youtube campaign that earned him 30+ million subscribers for 6 months. Yep, that man Pewdiepie has no influence of all....
He actually is a success story regardless of people's opinions with a wide history of accolades behind him. A guarantee most of Ninja's audience never heard of him until Fortnite despite his history with Halo which was the biggest game in its time.