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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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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20 Funny Cat Memes That Will Brighten Anyone’s Day

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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The New Video Platform For Watching High-Quality Memes: Neverthink.TV

Forbes Social Media

is a platform dedicated to watching and making memes. A big part of their growth has been through meme contests called Meme Jams. Neverthink.TV Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media

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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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The Art of Memes and Visual Intelligence


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

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How to Make Video Memes


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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Facebook Adds New Listing of Political Branded Content to Highlight Paid Memes

Social Media Today

After implementing new rules around the use of memes by political candidates, Facebook has now added a new listing of branded political content to improve transparency

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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 Sell A Meme: Instagram Meme Account Shares NFT Success

Forbes Social Media

Selling a meme as an NFT seems complicated and almost impossible. How do you sell a meme online? Until lately that was a crazy question, but @IGotSilver sat down to detail how he sold his meme for over $2,000.

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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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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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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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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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The 23-Year-Old Army Officer Turned YouTuber Leading The AMC Meme Stock Frenzy

Forbes Social Media

Tremayne Collins’ social media cult following shows how small investors are wresting control from big traders and getting rich on stocks untethered from market fundamentals.

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Youtooz: Holding The Internet’s Creators And Memes In Your Hand

Forbes Social Media

Memes have become so ingrained in our lives, and for some, they have turned into a business. Youtooz is putting the internet's creators and memes in fan's hands through unique vinyl figures.

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


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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Few Nudes But Lots Of Memes To Mark National Nude Day

Forbes Social Media

Anyone looking for nude images these days certainly has plenty of opportunities online, but generally speaking that doesn't include the social media platforms, which have explicit rules in place when it comes to explicit baring of skin.

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London-Based Hedge Fund Closes After Betting Against GameStop, Becoming One Of First Meme Stock Casualties

Forbes Social Media

Financial institutions lost billions when Reddit traders pumped money into stocks they had bet against.

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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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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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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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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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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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Dogecoin Rockets Towards ‘The Moon’ — Meme Cryptocurrency Nears 70 Cents As Rally Continues

Forbes Social Media

Online traders are on a mission to get dogecoin to “the moon,” or $1 a coin. Business /business Business /business Money /money Crypto & Blockchain /crypto-blockchain Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick

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


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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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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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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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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Not Just AMC: These Are The Meme Stocks Reddit Traders Are Pumping Again As Experts Urge 'Extreme Caution'

Forbes Social Media

Shares of struggling chains AMC and Bed Bath & Beyond surged as much as 50% Wednesday. Investing /investing Money /money Investing /investing Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Breaking breaking-news investing

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Meme Stocks Crash Then Rebound After AMC Raises $587 Million From Investors

Forbes Social Media

AMC plummeted as much as 35% Thursday, while GameStop tanked 13%. Investing /investing Money /money Investing /investing Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Breaking breaking-news investing

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How to Use Instagram Memes to Increase Engagement


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


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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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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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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