What Are Internet Memes And Why Did They Became So Popular?

Just what my partner and I were discussing the other day… Well done article about it too

Diary of Dennis

Introduction

I am a little bit fascinated by internet memes since some time. I mean why they became so popular and how it could be explained. The answer to this question is probably obvious but I want to dig a little bit deeper into this subject now.

What Are Internet Memes?

The chance is very high that you noticed them already, it’s in fact quite hard to miss them in the internet these days because internet memes are a widespread phenomena. But maybe you noticed them, you just didn’t know that they are called memes. Internet memes are those pictures that transport a message. It is often a funny photo that becomes even more funny when people put a catchphrase on it. It could be a parody of a photo but the image could also come with a more serious message.

A meme is basically an idea, a message that…

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