Elongated form of clipping of fuck (“fu”). The specific elongation length was coined on reddit in December 2008, in reference to rage comics on 4chan earlier in 2008. 7 "F"s and 12 "U"s are used as a reference to the /r/fffffffuuuuuuuuuuuu subreddit or its community. The term is sometimes shortened to f7u12.
- (Internet slang) Elongated form of .
- “The Emergence of Rage Comics and their History, Virality, and Profitability”, in Memes in Media, Culture, and Society, University of Southern California, 2016