Internet Memes

Internet Memes Are Changing The Way We Communicate IRL

Jamie Wareham | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Wareham

The reason Dawkins describes it as a hijack is because internet memes make no attempt at the accuracy of copying. It's a a key part of his definition and Internet memes are deliberately altered.

People Don't Want Politics, They Want 'Covfefe'

Anastasia Denisova | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK
Anastasia Denisova

Recent viral hit from the US President Donald Trump generated a landslide of Twitter parody: memes, hashtags, witty one-liners of all sorts filled the public space. What was there in this short misspelled unfortunate tweet that motivated dozens of thousands of users to share it, mock it and, you know, pay attention to it?

So Now There's Netflix And Chill Branded Condoms

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Comedy

The 'Netflix and chill' internet meme appears to be entering its final throws of relevancy - as it is turned into a tacky business empire by a condom-...

Top 10 Internet Memes

WatchMojo | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

Going viral and spreading on the Internet has never been so easy. Join WatchMojo as we count down our picks for the top 10 internet memes....

#AlexFromTarget Made It Onto 'Ellen'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Tech

In the inexplicable world of things "going viral, I guess", there has only been one story in town this week: #alexfromtarget. Roughly defined as ju...

WATCH: Keyboard Cat Returns - With A New Tune

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Comedy

He's back! Back, we tell you! Yes, the internet sensation that IS Keyboard Cat has returned - marking the seventh (count 'em!) anniversary of his d...

YouTube's Look Back At 2013

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Comedy

In which YouTube Spotlight wraps up the year with its take on the biggest viral videos and memes - from Kid President and the Prancercise lady to Ylvi...

Doge! Such Funny Best Internet Meme Wow

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Doge, the ridiculously photogenic internet meme with a flighty grasp of grammar is OWNING the internet right now. (Wow.) A recent Google Insights s...

PICS: 'Scarlett Johansson Falling Down' Sparks Internet Silliness

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Comedy

It all began when Scarlett Johansson fell down on a street in Glasgow in October 2012 (don't worry, she was making a film): And now? Now the in...

Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (To Understand)

Nigel Cannings | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Nigel Cannings

I attempted to put her straight, it seems to no avail. The "f" in "Get the f out of my way" is only introduced by adding "very" or "terribly" to the word "sorry". Hence "I am terribly sorry to bother you" means "I don't give a flying whatever that I have woken you up, interrupted your dinner, gatecrashed your wedding".

WATCH: Reggie Watts Covers Rick Astley

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Oh, Reggie Watts, how we love you. Even more now - thanks to this new video created to mark the start of YouTube's Comedy Week (see also Ricky Gerv...

LOOK: Funniest Twitter Reactions To Sky News' 'Colin' Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Comedy

It was just another day on Twitter, when suddenly... Yes, a man known simply as 'Colin' had left his mark on @SkyNewsBreak's Twitter feed - and...

WATCH: The Shining - Ed Balls Version

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Comedy

The Ed Balls meme just took another, terrifying twist. It comes in the form of 'The Shining' spoof above, made by YouTuber markoswin. Watch, be ...

Why Are Russian Communists Branding Stoned Fox 'A Serious Danger To The Country's Youth'?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

An artist whose taxidermied fox earned internet fame in Russia after sparking a bushel of memes has been branded an “anti-soviet” and a “Russoph...

PICS: 'Vadering' Is The New Internet Photo Craze

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Move over planking! There's a new photo-based sensation in town. Or at rather: on the internet. It goes by the name of 'Vadering', and involves one...

WATCH: Hitler Gets The Bad News About Google Reader

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Ah, 'Downfall' parodies! Long time no see! Yes, with all the latest crazes for Gangnam Style this and Harlem Shake that, one of the internet's best...

WATCH: Humans Yelling Like Goats Yelling Like Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Yes, the inevitable has happened. After goats shouting like humans and more goats shouting like humans, we now have humans shouting like goats shou...

WATCH: Now That's What I Call Goats - The Ultimate Goat Pop Album!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Comedy

It started with goats shouting like humans. And then a goat infiltrated a Taylor Swift music video. And now the bleaters are everywhere! Check out ...

Medieval LOLcats: British Library Reveals Meme's Ancient Origins

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Tech

How long have LOLcats been around? Earlier today HuffPost UK News declared that the world's favourite internet meme had been around since at least ...

WATCH: 'Harlem Shake' Is The New 'Gangnam Style'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Bored of Gangnam Style? And all the Gangnam Style parodies? Us too. Well, apart from the Ghostbusters one, obviously. We can never get enough of that....

LOOK: Financial Advice Dog Is Here To Help You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Having trouble filling in your tax return? Need some advice from an expert? Well, look no further - because Financial Advice Dog is here to help! Y...

British People Problems: Blighty's Silliest Stereotypes Go Viral (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

We've got stiff upper lips and crap teeth. We wear tweed in the rain and are obsessed with our nannies. We hate the French and drink endless cups of w...

The Pope on Twitter - Does Your Infallibility Extend To Your Social Media Strategy?

Michelle Beckett | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Tech
Michelle Beckett

Knowing the wit, might and rebellious nature of the Twittersphere. Some ideas are just too dangerous. But go on...try it, Vatican...see what happens. We dare you. Everyone's on Twitter, aren't they?

PICS: Model Posing Among Hurricane Sandy Wreckage Becomes Internet Meme

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Typical. Just when we've said that there's little to find funny about Hurricane Sandy, this turns up. Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the world o...

PICTURES: Best Of The 'Dangling Boris' Meme

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Comedy

The only thing funnier than Boris Johnson getting stuck dangling from a zip wire? All the hilarious Photoshopped versions that ensued. Yes, no soo...