John Pork is calling: Why is the bizarre meme figure trending on TikTok?
The well-known meme character John Pork has already circulated online, but he has now found a new home on TikTok in a variety of meme styles and pop culture allusions. Yet, it's more probable that John Pork will be calling from TikTok.
In this article, we will take a look at the famous yesteryear meme figure who was famous in his time and has now made a comeback in the popular content platform TikTok.
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Who is the famous meme figure John Pork?
John Pork is a virtual influencer, according to Know Your Meme. He is often shown as a man with an odd pig's head and a human body. According to reports, he initially appeared online in 2018 through an Instagram account, where he reportedly calls himself a fashion model in his bio. Although he hasn't posted much lately, his most recent Instagram post was posted in December 2022.
Why is ‘John Pork is calling’ trending on TikTok?
On TikTok, John Pork appears to have gained renewed fame. Several users have posted about John Pork on the well-known video-sharing website. People share videos most frequently regarding getting calls from John Pork himself.
The humor is usually merely the fact that John Pork is calling at all rather than what he has to say. However, some punchlines involve a pig-related joke or even just a ridiculous dance.
As of the time of this writing, John Pork's videos have been viewed and liked hundreds of thousands to millions of times on TikTok. A lot of recent TikTok accounts have self-identified as ‘the real John Pork’. But, it's interesting to note that the original John Pork from Instagram seems astonished by all the fresh attention he's been receiving lately.
Late in March 2023, John Pork stated in a series of Instagram stories that his viral TikTok status had helped him earn thousands of new Instagram followers. Since then, he has expressed his gratitude to those who have shared the meme on their networks.