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Did ‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown Leave Twitter Because of an LGBTQ ‘In-Joke?’

The teen actress’ departure from Twitter coincides with a meme portraying Brown as a violent homophobe.
Sarah Emerson
6.14.18
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

Stanford Researchers Trained a Neural Network to Make These Memes

The model was trained on hundreds of memes in the “advice animal” style of text and image then tasked with producing its own captions.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.14.18
Memes
Memes

Researchers Studied 160 Million Memes and Found Most of Them Come From Two Websites

A study of hundreds of millions of images from Reddit, 4chan, Gab, and Twitter reveals how memes spread.
Samantha Cole
6.12.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Tumblr Users Are Saying Tearful Goodbyes Now That Net Neutrality Is Dead

After the official repeal of net neutrality, users are saying misguided goodbyes to their internet friends.
Samantha Cole
6.11.18
audio illusions
audio illusions

This Computer-Generated Voice Saying Either ‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’ Is Tearing the Internet Apart

It’s the audio version of “The Dress.”
Kaleigh Rogers
5.15.18
God Dammit Leeroy
God Dammit Leeroy

Wanna Feel Old? ‘LEEEEEEEROOOOOYYYYYYYY JENKINSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!’ Is 13

World of Warcraft's greatest meme, Leeroy Jenkins, hits its 13th anniversary.
Samantha Cole
5.11.18
Facebook
Facebook

Five Types of Facebook Memes Russia Used to Influence the 2016 US Election

A giant data dump from Congress revealed a ton of Russian memes, aimed at Americans around the presidential election.
Samantha Cole
5.11.18
Memes
Memes

Mass Surveillance Memes Show Our Collective Anxiety Over Government Spying

Surveillance memes are everywhere because it feels like surveillance is everywhere.
Mack DeGeurin
4.2.18
steamed ham
steamed ham

Way Too Much Time and Energy Went Into This VR Version of the ‘Steamed Ham’ Meme

Someone reenacted the iconic 'Simpsons' scene with Vive motion control and recorded it in High Fidelity.
Samantha Cole
2.21.18
cryptocurrency
cryptocurrency

This Guy Lives on a Yacht He Bought With Money He Made Selling 'Pepe Cash'

"I definitely got my 27-footer directly thanks to the major rise in Rare Pepe and Pepe Cash price."
Sébastien Wesolowski
2.14.18
Memes
Memes

No One Knows Why This Tweet Went Viral

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Jason Koebler
1.26.18
Card games
Card games

Da Share Z0ne’s Admin Wants You to Know They Have an IQ of 208

Speaking to Admin, Dril, and other Twitter weirdos about the new Da Share Z0ne game “The Devil’s Level” and the person behind the bones.
Rachel Pick
1.25.18