Its technology-savvy members have created numerous works in writing, music, art, and video based on the show, have established websites and fan conventions for the show, and have participated in charitable events around the show and those that create it.The appreciation of the show by an older audience came as a surprise to Hasbro, Faust, and others involved with its development, but they have embraced the older fans while staying focused on the show's intended audience.

The adult interest in the show is comparable to that of The Magic Roundabout, Tiny Toon Adventures, Rocko's Modern Life, Animaniacs, Dexters Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls, Sponge Bob Square Pants, Yo Gabba Gabba!

, and Phineas and Ferb: older audiences appreciate jokes aimed at adult viewers and a sense of nostalgia for older cartoons and animated films.

The fandom adopted the name brony (plural bronies), a portmanteau of "bro" and "pony".

Though initially considered to propagate the humorous and ironic concept of people enjoying a show for young girls, the fandom has shown deeper appreciation for the show far beyond this concept, and is considered part of a New Sincerity trend.

Four months later, it was announced that World Peace would not be renewed for a second season.

Hyde attributed the show's cancellation to his vocal support for President Donald Trump.

I like making those close to me feel emotionally happy.

:) I am looking for: A kind, compassionate, good-looking woman, as local as possible, who would appreciate me for who I am, and not judge me.

Under Hasbro's guidance, Faust developed the show to appeal to the target demographic of young girls and their parents, but created characters and settings that challenged formerly stereotypical norms of "girly" images, and added adventure and humorous elements to keep parents interested.