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I'm Fine refers to a series of memes based on an image macro of an anime girl captioned "I'm Fine." In memes, the half of the macro in which the girl is smiling is replaced with unrelated imagery, with the caption altered so it starts with "I'm f-" and ends in a way describing the new image. The format is similar to the I'm Ok meme.
On March 19th, 2011, DeviantArt user animelovegirl uploaded an artwork of an anime girl's face split into two halves, with the girl crying on the left side and smiling on the right. The artwork (shown below, left) received over 5,000 views and 170 favorites in 10 years.
Prior to November 9th, 2012, an unknown user captioned the image "I'm fine (:" (shown below, right). In the following years, the image macro was widely circulated online. On November 9th, 2012, DeviantArt user bluewolfpips made the earliest post containing the image.
On November 16th, 2020, Facebook page Finenhe good boys posted a collection of 23 memes in which another image replaced the half with the girl smiling and the caption altered in a way so it started with "I'm f" and continued with a description of the new image (authorship unconfirmed; examples shown below). The post received over 120 reactions and nearly 140 shares.
In the following months, several images from the collection received further spread online. For example, on December 24th, 2020, Twitter user @LaSociedab reposted a Fidel Castro version of the meme, with the post gaining over 70 retweets and 900 likes in roughly one year.
Prior to January 9th, 2021, an unknown user created a meme in which the meme was combined with a rotating GIF of a fish and set it to "Hey Ya!" by Outkast. On January 9th, Twitter account @SosaCaustica reuploaded the video (shown below), with the tweet gaining nearly 600 retweets and over 530 likes in two months. On January 10th, 2021, Twitter user @miyawakidinades shared @SosaCaustica's reupload, with the tweet gaining nearly 8,900 retweets and 17,500 likes, and the video accumulating over 230,000 views in two months.
— put on ඞ (@SosaCausstica) January 10, 2021
By mid-February 2021, the meme format achieved notable popularity online. For example, on February 10th, 2021, Redditor Stevenasshead420 posted a Fallout: New Vegas meme that received over 620 upvotes in one month (shown below, left). On the same day, Redditor Nandemo15 posted a Francesco Virgolini meme that gained over 540 upvotes in the same period (shown below, right).
In the following month, the format maintained significant popularity online, with viral versions being posted by users on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
I'm OK refers to a two-panel comic in which a woman appears to write "I'm OK" on a wall, but in the second panel, the viewer's perspective shifts 90 degrees so they can see the full message reads "I'm Not Okay." The comic is meant to symbolize the facade of normalcy people who struggle with depression present to the outside world. The comic has been turned into an exploitable for shitposting.
 DeviantArt – crying in the drak
 DeviantArt – 222567 451916531512787 532845702 N
 We Heart It – @amelie011
 Facebook – Finenhe good boys
 Twitter – @LaSociedab
 Twitter – @SosaCausstica
 Twitter – @miyawakidinades
 Reddit – best robot
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