Hello and welcome to another Meme Monday! It’s still Monday, a little bit… I waited on this one to give more time: I asked for some memes online! And friends did not disappoint.
You’ve potentially seen this before yourself… people asking on social media what the most recent meme on your phone is. I laugh when it’s a fandom/meme page asking… you know they’re just going to add it to their queue and run it later! But when it’s a friend, well, contributing isn’t bad, right? Here was mine recently:
First off, it definitely seems that some folks have politics on the mind, and more importantly, that they are interacting with politics on a memetic level. Since I feel like I have been relating to the world increasingly through memes, I have to say I approve…
However, there were also some fun ones with people using memes to take apart an idea, to mash up different things and… well, they were good.
I am grateful to all who contributed to this, who shared when I asked. I have to admit, I was surprised by some of the folks who did – but it goes to show how far memes, and image macros, and social media, has become a part of our lives. For good or ill, it is our times. That all said, there’s one that spoke to me on a deeper level…
Oh, and I learned something. You apparently should be careful using words like “phone” on Twitter: