MRW the list doesn't include Surprised Pikachu:https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katienotopoulos/memes-that-defined-the-2010s
Buzzfeed: Memes that defined the 2010s
two years before dematerialisation, luke nicked it from mememes are about the context you put them in. they provide and express a visual and visceral emotional potency in cyberspace; a realm otherwise devoid of these characteristics. communication relies on body language; yet communication technology is devoid of the body, so we simulate the body through memes (the majority of memes are people doing faces, sometimes animals). so posting a meme without any context
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Saying "lol" instead of actually laughing.Barty said something once about modern pop signifying emotion instead of evoking emotion or containing actual emotive substance and I think that that's what memes have become. Jokes that signify comedy but are detached from any real source of humor or fun.