Social Media Memes for Marketers

Ignite Social Media

The simple answer is… memes! Social media memes bring cheer, joy and laughter to everyday life when used correctly. 8 Amazing Social Media Memes. Here are our top eight social media memes that meme a lot to us… get it? What makes the world of social media go round?

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20 Funny Cat Memes That Will Brighten Anyone’s Day

Socialmedia.biz

The ways of the “Cat meme” are as mysterious as the titular felines themselves. But there is something compelling enough about the arrangement to make cat memeing its own little cottage industry on the internet. Here are 20 of the best memes this industry.

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2020: A Meme Essay

Forbes Social Media

In the spirit of the internet and in the unique way that memes can bring us together in relatable camaraderie, here is a rundown of this historically garbage year, 2020, told in memes.

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20 Baby Yoda Memes That Have Won Our Hearts

Socialmedia.biz

Even though The Child’s name has been revealed to be Grogu, the internet will always know him as Baby Yoda, source of uncountable memes. The Mandalorian has proven that the Star Wars universe is about so much more than Luke Skywalker and his dalliances with the Dark Side of the Force.

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Facebook Implements New Rules on the Use of Memes by Political Candidates

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced new rules relating to disclosure in memes paid for by political candidates

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Memejacking: How to Get Started Marketing with Memes

Waxing UnLyrical

Memes are one of those things. For most of us, memes are a trifling way to spend the day: a source of laughter or, albeit less frequently, inspiration. For marketers, memes may have come to represent something very different: an “in” with the “Internet culture” crowd. It would probably be useful to cover the basics first, such as: What’s a meme? A meme is anything that spreads via the Internet: a concept, idea, or, very often, a video or image.

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How Can Content Creators Protect Memes From Copyright Infringement?

Social Media Today

Do memes become fair theft game in the social media space once they're publicly shared, or can they be protected

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How to Make Video Memes

VEED Grow

Memes are constantly evolving, a decade ago they were mostly photos and drawings with some text. In 2020 the most popular memes on social media are short videos from trending topics with a caption. How to make a video meme tutorial 1. how to watermark your memes 4.

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The Art of Memes and Visual Intelligence

Cortex

Business Implementation of Content Intelligence Visual Content Intelligence MemesWhat is visual intelligence?

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The Meme-ification of Instagram

Buffer Social

In particular, we’re noticing an embrace of memes — that historically unpolished, yet highly relatable category of social media content. Recently, we’ve picked up on the proliferation of memes across many major Instagram profiles, and we’d love to share how brands are making the most of this form of visual marketing and what it could look like for you to give it a try with your brand. Memes included. Memes are … Relatable.

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Facebook Offers $50K For AI That Can Detect Hateful Memes

Forbes Social Media

Facebook's created a dataset of 10,000 ‘hateful’ memes and is offering prizes totaling $100,000 for developers who can use it to detect hate speech in memes.

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Meme, Myself, and I: A Brand’s Guide to Using Memes

Ignite Social Media

One of those funny posts is likely to be a meme, which feels like the world’s largest inside joke. Memes are one of the gems that have come out of the internet over the last few years, so of course there’s room for brands to be in on the joke as well. Read on for the rules of posting when it comes to memes. If you think now is a good time to post a “Most Interesting Man” meme, think again. Believe it or not, this meme is 10.years.old.

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Bring Your Own Meme to the #LiftOff Book Giveaway

Waxing UnLyrical

Yesterday, I posted a challenge in the Social PR Posse group : to come up with your OWN quick meme and share it in the group. Once again, here it is: all you have to do is come up with your own take on a popular meme. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Bring Your Own Meme to the #LiftOff Book Giveaway. We had a boatload of fun this past weekend, during my 3-hours-in-3-days mini-training extravaganza, “Lift Off!” ” We played hard AND worked hard.

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Use Instagram Memes to Increase Customer Engagement (and Share Your Sense of Humor)

agora pulse

Should your brand or agency publish memes? Find out why this content performs so well and how you can improve engagement with Instagram memes. Memes could hold the answer to your agency or brand. Sure, it’s easy to dismiss memes as the funny content you share with your friends over text and chat apps. But it’s that super-sharable aspect that makes memes such great candidates for generating engagement on social media. Alternate memes with other content types.

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Last month on social: Make Baby Yoda memes, you must.

Unmetric

December sent pop culture into overdrive as social media burst into memes about Baby Yoda, duct-taped bananas, and Christmas movies. Brands participated in the memes about it too, and this one by Aviation Gin stood out to us and the Twitterati. Now we know what a "meme" is.

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From GameStop To Karen, How Our Memes Reflect Social Inequality

Forbes Social Media

To understand anything in culture is to understand our rampant inequality and disdain toward the system. r/WSB + BLM + Karenism + Ok Boomer + the fall of Hollywood are all driven by the same thing: Down with the institutions which aren't working for us.

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Dow Jumps 250 Points As Meme Stocks Hold Their Gains And Reddit Traders Push Silver To An 8-Year High

Forbes Social Media

GameStop shares are down 10%, but BlackBerry and AMC are among meme stocks nabbing gains. Investing /investing Money /money Investing /investing Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Breaking breaking-news investing

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Laughing During A Crisis: The Best Coronavirus Memes

Forbes Social Media

So, please, enjoy this collection of coronavirus memes to accompany a range of moods and scenarios We don’t need science to know that in times of crisis, laughter is the best medicine we’ve got.especially since we don’t actually have a COVID-19 cure yet.

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Photographer Shares Truth Behind Misuse Of Indigenous Photo For “Denigrating” Meme

Forbes Social Media

Instagram users and photographers are banding together online to condone the use of a photograph of an indigenous woman to make a “denigrating” and “disrespectful” meme on Instagram.

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For Instagram’s 10th Birthday, Experts Predict The Future Of Meme Culture

Forbes Social Media

The meme community has become a pivotal part of emerging culture on Instagram. Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Innovation

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Facebook Has Launched Another Teen Focused App, This Time to Make Memes

Social Media Today

Facebook is once again seeking to stay connected with the next generation with another youth-oriented app

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Third Amendment Memes And The Cultural Relevance Of Rarely Used Rights

Forbes Social Media

The novel and historically relegated Third Amendment recently became relevant and trended online thanks to memes. Memes may be reductionist, but they have the power to inform and provide additional information in an easily understood format.

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Meme Stock Saga Officially Over? GameStop Short Interest Plunged 70% Amid $20 Billion Loss

Forbes Social Media

GameStop is no longer the most heavily shorted firm on Wall Street. Investing /investing Money /money Investing /investing Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Breaking breaking-news investing

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The LinkedIn Meme that Went Viral

Koka Sexton

A few of the guys from sales created some funny memes about LinkedIn and I posted one into my profile Monday morning. Withing an hour I was seeing that 3rd degree connections were engaged with the meme. Then Duncan Carvey posted the meme and it was injected to a whole new social graph and his update started to get engaged. I have a couple different shares of this meme posted on my profile. Not bad for a meme that took less than 15 minutes to think of and create.

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How to Win Online Marketing with Memes [Infographic]

Social Media Today

You need to tread carefully, but you can use trending memes to boost your marketing efforts. Check out this infographic

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Memes: Should You Use Them In Your Social Media Marketing?

Stay N' Alive

Besides videos, memes have been king of content on social media for quite awhile now. When it comes to memes for business pages, the results generally range from successful to catastrophic. If you want to know whether or not you should use memes for your social media business pages, here are a few things to consider: What’s your target audience? Memes generally work best for younger, nonprofessional audiences. Do you know the meaning behind the meme?

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Instagram Meme Account @B h Shares Content Creation Details, Secrets

Forbes Social Media

Since 2016, Instagram account @b h has been serving up memes and viral videos for the account’s more than 5.1 million followers, which rises to 5.7 million if their Facebook following is included

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Last month on social: A lot like Christmas, but also memes and travel

Unmetric

If they weren’t posting Christmas greetings, they were participating in popular memes, publishing brand-related posts, and conducting giveaways. Quite a lot of brands tapped into the pointing fingers meme in November, garnering a lot of interactions.

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How to Use Instagram Memes to Increase Engagement

Later

Instagram memes taking over your feed? That’s because this year’s biggest trend is using memes to boost your Instagram engagement, and brands quickly jumped on board! What was once reserved for Instagram meme account , brands today are realizing the power of Instagram memes, especially when it comes to building brand identity, driving product interest, and increasing engagement. What makes a meme a meme? And memes can be great for this.

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Top 11 Social Media Meme Ideas and Tools for 2021

Oktopost

When words fail, there’s always a meme to get your message across. But we’re not quite at the point where diplomatic cables and formal letters are delivered in meme formats (yet). For the most part, we share memes because they make us laugh. What are memes?

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‘I Am Become Meme, Destroyer Of Shorts’: Dogecoin Soars Again As Elon Musk Returns From Self-Imposed Twitter Exile

Forbes Social Media

“Dogecoin is the people’s crypto,” Musk wrote. Business /business Business /business Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Leadership /leadership Money /money Crypto & Blockchain /crypto-blockchain Editors' Pick editors-pick Breaking breaking-news

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Instagram Expands Ban on Self-Harm Images to Include Depictions in Drawings and Memes

Social Media Today

Instagram has announced that its expanding its ban on self-harm related content in order to protect vulnerable users

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How To Use Memes to Promote Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A meme, according to Merriam Webster Dictionary , is “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ” Originally coined by evolutionary biologist and ethologist Richard Dawkins in the 1970s, a meme is something with which just about every member of a culture is familiar. For example, the simple act of swinging a hammer to drive in a nail would be considered a meme, or the way Bostonians pronounce the word “car.”

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How Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Used Memes To Change The Coronavirus Message

Forbes Social Media

One mayor in the U.S. that seems to have the communication portion of staying home and social distancing down. Someone who mastered the rare balance between getting people to take you seriously and doing so with a smile on their faces

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How Memes Help and Hurt Brands: Maximizing The Upside And Minimizing The Downside

Forbes Social Media

Memes have exploded in popularity and they are hard for brands to control. This article discusses how McDonald's, Starbucks, Balenciaga, Apple Air Pods, Netflix and IHOP have entered the meme conversation with highly viral memes, some intended and some as consumer generated content

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‘Bubble Fueled By Cynicism’: Meme Stocks Surge Again As Reddit Traders Pile Back In—But Dow Falls 300 Points

Forbes Social Media

GameStop shares are up close to 100% after tanking nearly 50% on Thursday. Investing /investing Money /money Investing /investing Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Breaking breaking-news investing

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The One Major Problem With The ‘Storm Area 51’ Meme

Forbes Social Media

Not the best time for a prank

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The FuckJerry Controversy Will Shape Meme Culture For Better or Worse

Forbes Social Media

The #fuckfuckjerry movement's drive to monetize memes may be noble, but it will hurt creators and meme culture in the long run

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Police Investigate New Social Media Meme Of Teens Coughing On Shoppers

Forbes Social Media

If what started in quaint, quiet Purcellville, VA as a silly and childish way to mock the Coronavirus panic catches on nationally, America better obssess on washing its fruits and vegetables

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Bloomberg Spent More Than $1 Million On That Barrage Of Instagram Memes

Forbes Social Media

For a candidate prepared to spend $1 billion on his campaign, big hype for a relatively low price

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