The sheer power of the shared conscious of the Internet is most visible through memes. These ideas, styles and behaviors are dispersed from person to person as replicated pieces of cultural inheritance, often depicting current events, pets, celebrities or really anything!
So, let’s take a look at the best memes of 2014 so far…
5. Germany 7 – 1 Brazil
The World Cup semis and final events broke usage records across most social media platforms. Germany’s thrashing of Brazil registered almost 600,000 tweets per minute. For those of you that were left speechless, the internet had you covered with these hilarious memes
4. The Unenthused Lizard
A Reddit user posted a picture of a rather unenthused lizard ….
And then this happened….
Several days after the #BringBackOurGirls campaign launched on twitter, Michelle Obama added stimulus to the social media campaign by bringing international attention to the kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian school girls. In the First Lady’s tweet, she shared a picture of herself looking concerned and holding up a sign with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. On the very next day, Conservative commentator Ann Coulter added her 2 cents by tweeting an ill-humored photo of herself holding a sign with the hashtag #BringBackOurCountry.
Within hours, the internet was afire with dozens of memes!
2. A Man Asks the Internet to Photoshop his Baby
What happens when a father asks the internet to Photoshop his baby?
Well, the internet obliges of course!
See the full set of images here
1. Jaden Smith
The offspring of actor, rapper and fresh prince of Bellaire, Will Smith, regularly wows his twitter followers with some timeless wisdom. I’m not joking … these are real tweets, the internet just took the liberty adding some color. Fair warning, this is both painful and funny.
Thank you, oh kind internet. Please don’t ever change!