This Is How To Make Anything Go Viral

Jamie Wareham | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Wareham

If anyone is able to calculate the exact formulae for how to make content go viral - they'd probably be the most valuable person on the internet.

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.

Cincinnati Zoo Has Taken Drastic Measures But It Still Can't Stop The Onslaught Of Harambe Memes

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK

Cincinnati zoo has closed down its social media accounts and begged the public to stop making memes about Harambe, the gorilla that was shot dead when...

9 Amazing Things The Internet Has Given Us

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the internet: the day the public gained access to the World Wide Web. Known as ‘Internaut Day’, it was on 23 A...

Usain Bolt's Cheeky Smile Is The Funniest Thing At The Olympics Right Now

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt seemingly sauntered to the finish line in the men’s 100m sprint in Rio on Sunday night, and even took the time to ...

Twitter Isn't Taking North Korea's 'Declaration Of War' On The US Seriously

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Comedy

Rumours have been flying on social media following an ominous statement from a North Korean diplomat regarding US relations on Thursday. Han Song Ryol...

Jeff Goldblum Reacts To The Internet's Bizarre Obsession With Turning Him Into Memes

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Comedy

The internet has a bizarre love affair with Jeff Goldblum, which mostly culminates in his visage being used in endless different memes. From the class...

Remember The Success Kid Meme? This Is How He Looks Now

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Parents

The boy who became an internet sensation called "success kid" after being turned into a meme no longer looks like the cute toddler you'll remember. Th...

Controversial Newsweek Cover Sparks #MuslimRage Meme

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Newsweek is no stranger to controversy. In 2011 it raised eyebrows after splashing with a wide-eyed snap of Tea Party politician Michele Bachmann,...

Man Posts Photos Of Roommate Sleeping Online Every Day For Eight Months

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Tech

A Reddit user who has spent every day of the last eight months posting photos of his roommate asleep has declared the 'end of an era' after the roomma...

Internet Meme: Is it a Potential Advertising Goldmine?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Like the society itself, memes are also changing as there is so much visual context that is provided as compared to verbal context in the past. However, to say that visual has replaced all other forms of that basic idea that needs to be transmitted is incorrect. Some of the most popular and interesting ones that make into popular lists are actually words or phrases.

Her Majesty The Queen... In Goal

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Andy Leek's 'The Queen In Goal' is one of those utterly wonderful, beautifully simple Tumblr photo blogs - a la Kim Jong-Il looking at things, but wit...

WATCH: Lamb Says 'Yeah!', The Internet Goes Wild

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever wanted to see a lamb talk? Ever wanted to see a lamb say the word "Yeah!" surprisingly loudly? Well then, today is your lucky day. As you migh...

Check Out 'Ultimate Cat Tease' Before Everyone Else Does

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Comedy

At the time of writing, viral video phenomenon 'Ultimate Dog Tease' has been watched over 100 million times. Created by YouTuber klaatu42, it was the ...

La Redoute Red-Faced After Naked Man Is Left In Child's Clothes Advert

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

French fashion chain La Redoute has been forced to cover up an embarrassing 'faux pas' after it forgot to airbrush a naked bather from a children's ph...

Web's Funniest: Benton (Or Is It Fenton?) Vs Jurassic Park

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Comedy

There was a time - about 24 hours ago - that we thought that the only thing funnier than the original 'Benton!' video (current YouTube views: 698,725)...

The 'Benton!' Video Gets Spoofed - Brilliantly

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Comedy

Ah, Britain! Land of animal-lovers. By which we mean: dogs and cats and stuff. Deer? Not so much. Because, in poor taste or not, the funniest YouTu...