Funniest Internet Memes
Though definitions of "Internet meme
" vary, it is basically a piece of digital content that spreads rapidly online, mutating as various people alter its details before passing it along via message boards, forums, or e-mail.
This slideshow revisits some of the most popular Internet memes of the past decade. We bypassed examples that began as marketing campaigns, as in the Snakes on a Plane
meme. But online parodies
of buzzworthy ads such as Old Spice's "The Man You Could Smell Like"
may qualify a classic Internet memes, despite their commercial origin. Who knows, maybe you've helped spread a few memes yourself.