This article takes a look at two internet memes, expressing LGBTQAI+ content. Through linguistic landscaping, the three arrows of the memes will be analyzed, to showcase the in-depth meaning, a humorous yet specified meme has.
For several years, conspiracy theorists have promoted the idea that 5G waves are harmful for one's health, now even relating this to the coronavirus. This paper explores how memes are used to define (in)visibility as evidence within this theory.
This article looks at how our online communication practices have changed under the Covid-19 crisis. It looks at collective memeing, text chains and Boomer Images to reflect on what connections are being made in these extraordinary times.
By now, everyone has heard of it. The term ‘ok boomer’ has gone viral. The term comes from 'Baby Boomer', a name for the generation born between 1946 and 1964. Now, it means something completely different as the 'generation war' rages on.
A Facebook event called 'Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us' went viral in the summer of 2019 and gave rise to 'Area 51 raiders'. Two million people said they'd be 'going'. Its impact was huge, but are Area 51 raiders a micro-population?