Internet Memes are ideas that spread via the Internet. It may take form of a hyperlink, picture, video, hashtag, website, or even a word or phrase such as LOL. Many memes also come from video games such as "arrow in the knee" for the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. 4chan is a famous imageboard websit where memes like Rage Comics came from, 4chan is even considered the "heart of the internet". Know Your Meme is a website dedicated to explaining a meme and its origins. Memes growth and impact of many researchers and industries. Some memes are wildly popular then others (take Numa Numa Guy for example).

How Memes BeginEdit

They usually start out from a person's head and person decides to post this idea at some website on the internet. The creator usually doesn't know his/her idea would become incredibly popular and is created by accident. Memes don't always completely come from an average person, such as Shake Weight, which was a commercial that became a meme on the internet due to its perculiar nature.

Famous ExamplesEdit


Rage Comics


Trollface, a meme which symbols internet trolls

All Your Base Are Belong To Us

Three Wolf Moon

Diet Coke and Mentos

Badger Badger Badger


Chocolate Rain

Annoying Orange

Dramatic Chipmunk

Star Wars Kid


Numa Numa Guy