July 11, 2017

Why does everyone on the internet want to die? How suicide memes took over the web

It’s 2017 and even our memes are suicidal.

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July 5, 2017

Debate: Did CNN blackmail the redditor who created Trump’s media-punching GIF?

'Mic' asked two writers to debate whether Andrew Kaczynski was in the wrong when he withheld the meme-maker's name while saying he might use it later.
June 22, 2017

"The floor is …" meme is for every millennial trying to grow up without leaving the past behind

When you were a kid, the floor was just lava. Now it's way more complicated.
June 17, 2017

Hummus memes are the only thing pure enough to save us in 2017

The internet is cruel, but hummus memes are pure. They're about being you.
June 16, 2017

Cuca, a Brazilian folkloric crocodile, is Twitter's new favorite meme

"We officially stan for Ms. Cuca!"
June 5, 2017

Harvard rescinds 10 offers to students who shared hateful memes in a private Facebook group chat

"If you can't be proud of your memes, they're not good memes," one former student wrote.

May 22, 2017

#FullHouseChallenge: Teens are recreating the iconic '90s TV intro in the latest viral craze

Everywhere you look, everywhere you go, high schoolers are parodying the 'Full House' theme for the #FullHouseChallenge.
May 11, 2017

The 'Mocking SpongeBob' chicken meme is all that makes sense anymore in our broken country

Here's the "SpongeBob as a chicken" episode that started that weird "Mocking SpongeBob" meme.
May 9, 2017
April 27, 2017

Inside the elite meme wars of America's most exclusive colleges

Memes are changing campus culture — one bizarre, teen-themed Facebook group at a time.
April 7, 2017

The "Will Now Have Stories" meme roasts Facebook for ripping off Snapchat's feature

In 2017, stories are unavoidable — and this says a lot about the state of Silicon Valley.

March 31, 2017

A reporter found James Comey's alleged social media account and it had the best tweet

A rumored account belonging to FBI Director James Comey tweeted.
March 28, 2017

The "Please Do Not Swear on My Profile Thanks" meme going viral on Facebook, explained

"Please do not swear on my profile thanks" — it's just common courtesy.
Feb. 22, 2017

The expanding brain meme will take you to new frontiers of knowledge and understanding

Expanding brain memes: The power of the human mind is beyond its own imagining.
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Jan. 24, 2017

Chrissy Teigen to white nationalist Richard Spencer: "You are literally a Nazi."

Only in 2017 can models and neo-Nazis battle it out on Twitter.
Jan. 23, 2017

Indiana state senator Jack E. Sandlin deleted a Facebook post mocking "fat women" at Women's March

Sandlin says he is "not sure" how the image got on his page.

Jan. 10, 2017

Why Migos' "Bad and Boujee" hitting No. 1 matters

Migos is far from a one-hit wonder.
Jan. 4, 2017

Wendy's just tweeted the Pepe the Frog meme, a white supremacist mascot

This is why we can't have nice things.
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Nov. 30, 2016

Evil Kermit meme origin: How hooded Kermit came to dominate social media

Where did you come from, evil Kermit? And where are you headed?
Nov. 7, 2016

"Mannequin Challenge" Song: How Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles" lyrics became a viral trend

It's not entirely clear how the Sremmlife duo found themselves at the heart of this meme, but it works.
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Nov. 4, 2016

Tumblr's "Tag Yourself" meme, explained: Why the best meme of 2016 is so relatable

Which one are you? Tag yourself.

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Aug. 22, 2016

The Cincinnati Zoo wants to kill Harambe all over again

"We are not amused by the memes, petitions and signs about Harambe."
May 11, 2016

14-Year-Old Disney Star Skai Jackson Shut Down Azealia Banks' Latest Vile Rant

"My memes are more relevant than you. Now that's sad."
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March 20, 2016

Viral Meme of Kanye West Making Out With Himself Inspires a Mural in Melbourne, Australia

This Australian artist painted Kanye-on-Kanye make-out meme on a Melbourne wall.
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Feb. 11, 2016

How to Make a Meme: Tools You Can Use to Create a Hilarious Viral Image

Want to make your own memes? Get at it.
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Feb. 9, 2016

What Is a Meme? How the Internet Appropriated a Biological Term

The word has nothing to do with the internet.

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Jan. 19, 2016
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Aug. 7, 2015

There's Something a Little Troubling About the Viral Male Pregnancy Reveal Video

Why is no one talking about how gross this is?!??!!