The #IceBucketChallenge flooded Facebook feeds, drew criticism, and has been credited with raising $100 million for ALS charities.
Taking advantage of Google’s beta testing tool launched at the I/O conference earlier this year, Facebook is now offering every Android user the ability to try out the new version of its Android app early. This will help the social network correct any issues with the app before launching to the general public.
Today the children’s author who used to make us laugh under the covers at bedtime is helping us laugh through our tears under the hashtag #SadDrSeuss. The meme was started this morning on Twitter by comedian Abbi Crutchfield, who has been named one of the “18 Funny Women You Should Be Following on Twitter” by Huffington Post Comedy.
Okay, this is starting to get ridiculous. Everyone is doing the Harlem Shake, from office workers to armies and even T-Pain, and today the first website jumped on the Harlem Shake bandwagon. That’s right! It’s a website doing the Harlem Shake! What does that even mean?! Read on to find out!
The Harlem Shake—the ridiculous meme in which people go crazy, dancing awkwardly to the first thirty seconds the song by the same title, is still going strong. Yesterday the song’s producer, Harry Rodrigues AKA Baauer, chimed in on the trend in a Reddit AMA, in which he answered questions about what the viral spread of the Harlem Shake has been like and revealed which parodies he likes best.
If you like cats, gold chains, and cats in gold chains, you’ve come to the right place. Walter and the Lap Cats, the feline stars of a series of YouTube commercials for Litter Genie, are hosting a rap battle on Twitter to benefit the Best Friends Animal Society.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few days, you’ve probably seen the term “Harlem Shake” floating around on Facebook and Twitter and you’ve most certainly been privy to the barrage of bizarre Harlem Shake videos on YouTube. The Harlem Shake is the biggest thing since Gangnam Style and, to give you a sense of just how massive this new meme is, YouTube Trends has released a chart that reveals just how viral it has become.
Gangnam Style? What’s that? The world seems to have forgotten all about Psy as a new trend has taken YouTube by storm—The Harlem Shake. This new 30-second dance meme consists of one person in a group, generally in a mask, awkwardly dancing to “Harlem Shake” by Baauer. About 15 seconds in, when the song goes “Do the Harlem Shake,” everyone else joins in, frantically dancing the “Harlem Shake”, a dance popularized in 1981.
Over the past year, memes have exploded. An awesome new infographic from MDG Advertising analyzes the power of memes, focusing on the life cycle of four of the most popular memes from 2012—Kony 2012, McKayla Is Not Impressed, Binders Full Of Women and Gangnam Style.
We’ve put together a list of ten of the best Ryan Gosling ‘Hey Girl’ meme Tumblrs. Check ‘em all out after the jump and girl, don’t forget to let us know which one you like best!