Resources on Memes

Updated 28 October 2015

APPS & DATABASES

(1) Know Your Meme
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes 

(2) Meme Generator
http://memegenerator.net/

(3) Meme Base
http://memebase.cheezburger.com/

(4) 9GAG
Website: http://9gag.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/9gag
Instagram: https://instagram.com/9gag/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/9gag

(5) SGAG (9GAG Singapore)
Website: http://sgag.sg/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sgag_sg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sgag.sg
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialSGAGtv

(6) 9GAG Malaysia
Website: http://www.9gag.com.my/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/9gag.my
Instagram: https://instagram.com/9gagmy/

(7) 9GAG Indonesia
http://9gag.co.id/

(8) 9GAG Thailand
https://www.facebook.com/9gaginthai

(9) Meme Center
http://www.memecenter.com/

(10) Memes.com
http://www.memes.com/

(11) Giphy Memes
http://giphy.com/search/memes/2 

(12) dajiangyou (China)
http://dajiangyou.tumblr.com/ 

(13) lolcats
http://www.lolcats.com/

(14) learn to speak lolcat: the lolcat translator
http://speaklolcat.com/

ART & PROJECTS

(1) Delta gathered all the best memes for this ridiculous safety video
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vttuonfu2BM&feature=youtu.be
Press: http://www.dailydot.com/lol/delta-airlines-internet-memes-safety-video/?tw=dd 

CASE STUDIES

(1) The Anatomy of a Social Media(ted) Protest: #OccupyCentral on Instagram
https://wishcrys.com/2014/09/30/the-anatomy-of-a-social-mediated-protest-occupycentral-on-instagram/

(2) Memetic Tropes on #CharlieHedbo on Instagram
https://wishcrys.com/2015/01/09/memetic-tropes-on-charliehedbo-on-instagram/

(3) #JeSuisAhmed speaks back to #JeSuisCharlie on Instagram
https://wishcrys.com/2015/01/09/jesuisahmed-speaks-back-to-jesuischarlie-on-instagram/

(4) Instagramming Instagram’s Downtime
https://wishcrys.com/2015/01/30/instagramming-instagrams-downtime/

(5) Mr Lee Kuan Yew and the spectacle of death: The first twelve hours on social media
https://wishcrys.com/2015/03/23/mr-lee-kuan-yew-and-the-spectacle-of-death-the-first-twelve-hours-on-social-media/ 

(6) The #LoveWins weekend on 9GAG
https://wishcrys.com/2015/06/30/the-lovewins-weekend-on-9gag/

VERNACULAR

(1) The Hitler Meme
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/26/magazine/26wwln-medium-t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 

(2) Success Kid’s Daddy Needs Help!
http://9gag.com/gag/ae02zDb?ref=mobile 

(3) The 12-Year-Old Slut Meme and Facebook’s Misogyny Problem 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/soraya-chemaly/12-year-old-slut-meme-and_b_1911056.html 

(4) How one couple’s wedding photos became an internet meme
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-33030815 

(5) The Inside Scoop on the People in Some of Your Favorite Memes
http://thefw.com/inside-scoop-on-your-favorite-memes/

(6) #returnbull: How Twitter Reacted to the Latest Leadership Spill
https://theconversation.com/returnbull-how-twitter-reacted-to-the-latest-leadership-spill-47579

(7) History and references of memes
http://9gag.com/gag/aBrOpyO?ref=mobile 

(8) Meme People: The Meaning of College Football Viral Fan Shots
http://grantland.com/the-triangle/meme-sad-virginia-fan-college-ncaa-football-viral-fan-shots-stanford-usc/?ex_cid=story-twitter 

PRESS & COMMENTARY

(1) Grumpy Cat Has Earned Her Owner Nearly $100 Million In Just 2 Years 
http://www.businessinsider.com/grumpy-cat-has-earned-its-owner-nearly-100-million-in-just-2-years-2014-12?IR=T 

(2) How Memes Are Orchestrated by the Man
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/03/how-memes-are-orchestrated-by-the-man/274466/ 

(3) Memeology Festival 01. Memes are Dead; Long Live Memetics
http://culturedigitally.org/2015/10/01-memes-are-dead-long-live-memetics-by-ryan-m-milner/

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