How Some Historical Events Would Look If They Were Posted On Instagram

Have you ever wonder how today's event would be seen in the future? This is the age of social media and over exposure, and I'm sure that future generations will be able to look at the events like they were actually there.

But we can't look at some historical events like if we were there because some of them happened even before the photography was invented. That's why we would like to play a little game. We gathered fifty photos that show how some historical events would look if they were posted on Instagram. Is very funny, take a look!

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SOPHIA AND JAYNE

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We can't judge Sophia Loren. She is still one of the sexiest women on earth (At 83!) but she can't help it. Jayne Mansfield was a bombshell at that time.

THE TELEPHONE

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If Instagram had existed in 1875, I'm sure Alexander Graham Bell would have posted this. After running to patent his invention, of course. In a way, he is the great great great father of social media.

IT’S RAINING, MAN!

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When it comes to posting shit about the weather, I think we are all guilty as charged. And Noah would be as well. It looks like Jesus is kinda a joker.

COCO

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Well, there's no doubt that Coco Chanel would be an Instagram star. And I'm also sure that her alleged lover, Igor Stravinsky, would also comment on her photos.

THE CREATION

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I think we all like Arrested Development so I guess that Michelangelo would enjoy this tribute that they did to him. What surprises me is that Leo Da Vinci didn't get the joke.

AN OCELOT

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Surrealist painter Salvador Dalí was a weird guy, we already know that. And he had weird pets, like Babou, his Ocelot. And here we also have a reference to the tv show Archer.

COLD IN THERE

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It looks like Michelangelo would be an active instagram user if he was alive. And it also looks like Goliath is a little bit shady with David, but I think he said what we were all thinking about.

THE BREAKFAST CLUB

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Well, if Instagram and social media in general had existed in the eighties, The Breakfast Club would be a movie about five teenagers using their phones for two hours.

DON’T YOU TRY

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Napoleon Bonaparte liked to show off, and if Instagram had existed in the nineteenth century, he would probably post his future conquest plans so everyone would know about them. And the Duke of Wellington would take advantage of that.

THE BEATLES

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Of course Yoko was the first one to like this photo. Even before George Harrison, that probably didn't use instagram before it was too mainstream. And yes, the name was weird.

HIS SPACE

You probably know Tom Anderson as "Tom from MySpace", because he was the creator of that network and the first friend they assigned you when you first sign up. Know you can follow him on instagram.

APPLE

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Looks like Steve Jobs would be the kind of guy that posts everything on Instagram, even those photos that have a clear "Confidential" watermark on them. Steve Wozniak looks pissed.

THE BEGINNING

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I'm not sure if this is historically accurate but it would had been kinda cool if Jackson Pollock would had started his famous painting style after spilling his coffee over the newspaper.

ARE YOU SURE, HILLARY?

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Yeah, you think that she is sweet now, but wait till you really know her. And her dress. I'm sure you won't think that she is so sweet after all.

MARILYN

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It is the second time that we see president John Fitzgerald Kennedy commenting on a photo. This is really close to harassment, but I'm sure that Marilyn didn't care, 'cause she kinda loved him.

FOODIE

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Mahatma would had been a great influencer, in fact, he was a great influencer before it was cool, but he wouldn't be so great as a gourmet. His dishes looks kinda… empty.

THE QUEEN OF NILE

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To be fair this is not Cleopatra, this is Elizabeth Taylor. But since there was no photography back to when the queen lived, let's pretend that she looked exactly like Liz.

YOU CAN’T BE EVERYWHERE

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The real question is Who took this picture? There's a Wisemen missing so I guess it was him who took it, with a camera he brought all the way from orient.

THE ONLY WITNESS

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If I were the guy that created the Universe I would take a picture too, but probably a selfie with my creation. I mean, I do it every time I do something way more insignificant.

WRITER’S BLOCK

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Who doesn't suffer from writer's block once in a while? I certainly do and it's not like I am writing one of the most important speeches of the entire twentieth century.

THE PREZ

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That would be your attitude too if you were the first (and only) guy to win four elections in the United States. Yes, with the glasses, the cigarette and everything.

MISTERY SOLVED

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If Instagram would had existed back when Leonardo Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa it wouldn't be so mysterious. Especially if Leo would have posted details about who's the model and how he painted it.

JUNE 1969

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If I were Buzz I would be claiming some credit for the photo. I mean, you wouldn't have so many likes If I wouldn't had taken such a beautiful photo. Why do I always end up second?

HASHTAG PHILOSOPHIZING

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I do not know what Plato, Aristotle and all the ancient philosophers would have thought about Instagram and social networks, but they would probably use them as a platform to spread their knowledge.

DISCOVERY

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Well, Christopher Columbus' Instagram would be a serie of endless photos of the sea and a few selfies with the sailors, and then, a few in the newly discovered lands.

WHY SO SERIOUS

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I'm sure the Tuskegee Air men would have taken their job more seriously and would not have posted pictures saying "Bout to drop bombs" when they were in World War II, but this is still fun.

THE LAST SELFIE

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"Nice shot"? Really, John Wilkes Booth? Is that all you are going to comment? If Instagram would had existed in that time, maybe the assassination of Lincoln would have been prevented.

THE FIRST BAE

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The thing about Adam and Eve having Instagram is that for a while they would only follow each other and God. Well, maybe the snake would have send them a few direct messages to invite them to eat an apple.

ALTAMIRA

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I know that this is a game but I don't understand why the cavemen speak in english when they didn't have any language we know and if the had, it would be spanish.

ELIOT NESS

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Al Capone would definitely be one of those Rich Kid of Instagram, showing off all the money he made with dirty business. Detective Eliot Ness would had catch him earlier.

SHOW OFF

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If I were one of the most brilliant minds of all times I would also show off my discoveries and theories with the world using Instagram. But I would probably take a selfie with the chalkboard.

WHERE IS HE?

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If Instagram would had existed back when Private Ryan got lost, he wouldn't had got lost in the first place. Is he even a real historical person? I don't know and I don't care.

LIBERTY

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Did you know that the Statue of Liberty was intended to be in Egypt but they turned it down? Well, Bartholdi, the sculptor, took this photo before the States accepted it.

SNOOP DOGG

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Luckily Charles Schulz, the creator of Peanuts, changed the name of his character from Sniffy to Snoopy, because the name "Sniffy Dogg" would be kinda awkward for the famous rapper.

TITANIC

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If Instagram would had existed in 1912 (And if Jack Dawson would have been a real person) I'm sure he would had posted something like this. Or at least a selfie in third class, dancing with his friends.

EVOLUTION

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You probably think that selfies and the people who take them are not fully evolved. And you are mostly right, but if even the father of evolution takes one, you should go with the flow!

LIKE ELECTRICITY

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The fact that Ben Franklin didn't have much followers back then is probably accurate. The fact that he could manage to take a picture without getting his phone burned out probably not.

ISAAC

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That's not "an apple" that is THE apple. The one that Sir Isaac Newton saw and helped him describe the theory of relativity. And it is also the apple that Steve Jobs used as inspiration the Apple logo. Did you know that the first Apple logo was actually a picture of Newton sitting under a tree?

DON’T TRUST THEM!

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Yeah, Athena. That's thoughtful of them. But why don't you try to use that horse as a pinata? I think you will find a little surprise inside. Go ahead! Try it!

HELEN KELLER

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That's not quite a selfie, but let's be honest: It's a great picture considering that Helen Keller was not only blind, he was also deaf and mute. Keep on the good work, Helen!

BREAD SLICER

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If I were the guy that invented the bread slicer, allowing us to have delicious, fresh, wrapped and sliced bread at our table, I would take not only one, but thousand photographs.

LET THEM KNOW

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Revolutions would be so much easier with Instagram! Sadly we are too busy choosing filters instead of using that time to form and army and go fight for something, anything.

LEADING AN ARMY

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Hannibal not only led an army of people across the Alps, he also led a group of hundred elephants through the Alps and half Europe. We, on the other side, are scrolling Instagram.

THE DESIGNER

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And while you are choosing what outfit to wear today, Betsy Ross allegedly designed the american flag. And she even got approval from Captain America himself. I'm not jealous at all!

IT’S A TRAP!

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Are we considering this history? It makes me feel way too much older than I am. You shouldn't trust Netflix, Blockbuster. They will be a part of the revolution that will definitely kill you.

THE FIRST AD

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Sure, Taylor. It really cures headaches. It is also good to remove oxide and probably your teeth. But it is delicious and fresh, so take a sip and tell us what you think.

THE BURNING BUSH

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Oh my God. Now I get it! This is why Moses heard and saw god in the first place! And sure, he probably felt hungry after that and needed to travel the land of milk and honey.

COMPOSING

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I don't know why I imagine that Ludwig Van Beethoven would be one of those guys that share everything on Instagram, from dawn till dusk, literally everything. Like me, for example.

SHOOTING STAR

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Oh. Ok, Rexy. Don't panic but that's not a shooting star. And no matter how many wishes you make, i think you will be death in a matter of minutes.

PLAYBOY

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What did I tell you? President Kennedy is one comment away from a restriction order. But that's not the point of this photo, of course. The point is Marilyn and the first issue of Playboy.

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