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Deepfakes Are Changing The Way We Meme
Thanks to its widening availability and ease-of-use, deepfake technology has reached the memeverse in full force lately, spawning original formats like Baka Mitai. But what does this mean for the future of memes?
Boys vs. Girls Across Generations: How Zoomers Took Up The Torch And Changed The Subject Of Memes
Previous years have consistently seen a style of memes rooted in the male experience, but as new generations inevitably become the dominant force behind their subject matter, underlying concepts evolve to reflect their worldview.
The Cyberpunk Effect: How CDPR's Long-Awaited Game Has Made Its Mark On Meme Culture
Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most anticipated AAA titles set to release this year, however, in the seven years between its announcement and release, it has created quite the online presence -- especially in meme culture.
Weekend Wink: Craig And Luigi
The Weekend Wink is a look at the memes that made it big during the weekend, quick as a wink. This weekend, Craig and Luigi were the big winners, so let's see what they are and why they became sensations.
StoryFire: A New Way to Meme
For a new social media platform to succeed in an already crowded landscape, it has to offer a way for users to share and embrace memes. StoryFire goes a step beyond this by offering memers a brand-new way to share story-based memes.
After A Five-Year Absence, Will 'Halo Infinite' Be Able To Carry On The Franchise's Relevancy And Rich Meme Culture?
The return of gaming's most legendary Master Chief acts as a beacon of hope for both the franchise and its legacy of memes. But, whether or not Halo Infinite will live up to those expectations remains to be seen.
The Humor Of The 21st Century: Representing The Present
In the past several months, YouTubers have created a series of videos and compilations attempting to summarize the humor of the 21st century. We explore the veracity of these to determine whether or not they truly represent our day and age.
Tech Trolls: Fake Videos And Online Pranks Continue To Fool The Tech-Naive
From running “Doom” on a toaster to deleting System32 or even microwaving your smartphone, tech trolls can get gullible web-goers to believe just about anything.
Dr DisRespect And The Mysterious Ban: Breaking Down The Conspiracy Theories
Shortly after his ban, Dr Disrespect had many conspiracy theories being spread across the web about him. Whether or not any of these are actually true, Doc's still doing things in his usual, mysterious way.
Entanglement: The Value Of Sad Reaction Images
Entanglement, or Sad Will Smith, has joined the ranks of other top-tier sad reaction images on the web. But should we really be basking in the sorrow of others? Can we even help it?