Why is everybody on Twitter speaking about this blue sofa?

A photo of the blue couch on a background of tweets about it.

TikTok creator Yafavv.Mandaa has divided Twitter, like so many earlier than her. Earlier this week, she made a TikTok documenting her rescue of a blue sofa she discovered on a New York Metropolis sidewalk.

Free curb finds are one of many many joys of dwelling within the metropolis, however material furnishings is usually disregarded on goal resulting from mattress bugs or another hygienic horror present. Plus, Yafavv says it was disregarded within the rain. So regardless that she swears she “cleaned” the sofa with a handheld material vacuum earlier than placing it in her front room, that factor ought to have been cleansed with fireplace.

The put up made some New Yorkers queasy whereas others praised her good luck and opportunism. Which facet do you fall on?

It began with a tweet… of a TikTok

Then it was dissected within the court docket of public opinion

Some suspected the sofa may not be value $8,000

For the report, Yafavv posted a second TikTok of the designer tag to indicate it was value hundreds.

Then the blue sofa grew to become a meme

And now the manufacturers have joined the dialog, so it is formally time to maneuver on