Teenagers Just Turned This Random Guy Named Alex Into A Huge Meme Sensation

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This is a story that sits alone in an obscure grey area between awkwardly weird and shamefully scary. It all started yesterday afternoon when a Twitter user posted a photo of a guy name Alex working at Target.

Out of nowhere huge numbers of people started sharing the photo and without him even know it, Alex was becoming famous.

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Within a few hours #AlexFromTarget was as a very big deal.

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Even CNN were getting involved

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Vines, people were making Vines about a guy who works at Target…

Naturally, there were spin-off’s

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Alex finally realised what was happening…

 

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When we last checked Alex had over a quarter of a million followers on Twitter. Imagine finishing your day at work, checking your phone, and then realising that the world just turned you into a meme.

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