Every once in a while, there will be yet another catch phrase pop up out of middle of nowhere. For example, the Lolcatz, “You the man now dog!”, rickrolling, pokemon, the fat kid is everywhere, china’s backdorm boy, numa numa lip sync etc.
Lolcatz, is the most popular among others due to the love of cats that hide beneath the gene of all human kind (some claimed to be differ but they just haven’t discovered their true self yet), even if you alergy to cat, you’ll rather die for it! lolcats has lead to the grooming of websites like icanhascheezburger (CAUTION! pop up window due to highly addictive, you might obcessed by catz and forgotten to come back).
Rickrolling, like l*m*np*rty, XgirlYcup, goatse, only softer, SFW version of internet shock site like that involved posting link disguise as geniune information link, e.g. answering to somebody’s question in forum, bulletin board, IRC etc, which lead to the music video of Rick Astley song “Never Gonna Give You Up”, which involves Rick.. and rolling of course.
All these internet memes, often popularized by some internet forum/image board (e.g. 4chan, Malaysia Image Board), due to its large number of user base and funny/straight to the point pictures of course.
Nowadays, internet memes is used as a viral marketing agent in the internet, due to its wide spreadness.
Do you know what’s the next internet meme that’s going to be popular? Leave your comment.