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Say It Like You Meme It (What You Don't Know About Memes)

October 10, 2018

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Say It Like You Meme It (What You Don't Know About Memes)

October 10, 2018

 

We get it all of the time... What is a “meme”?  Here's the scoop you didn't know:

 

Memes make great "talking pieces" because they are shared frequently on social media or among friends. Simply put, memes are amusing images made even more entertaining with words. We love when they're silly and fun, but some can be more serious and thought-provoking. Sometimes they’re video clips - called “GIFs.” Whichever form they come in, memes are sure to circulate the internet and reach mass audiences.

 

A HISTORY LESSON

The very first “perception vs. reality” meme may have been this comic strip from 1921:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[source: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=iau.31858046260596;view=1up;seq=106 ]

 

 

DO YOU REMEMBER... 

The first ultra popular meme came to us about four years ago. Memes began their cultural rise around 2007 and by 2014 not many were unfamiliar with “Grumpy Cat.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A COUPLE MORE EXAMPLES...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sometimes even public happenings are turned into memes...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Send us a meme (or 2) we love a good laugh. 

 

 

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