LOLcat


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LOLcat

A meme featuring cats in humorous poses accompanied by text that mimics Internet speak. ("LOL" is an abbreviation for "laughing out loud.") The picture of the cat saying "I CAN HAS CHEEZBURGER?" might be the first the LOLcat.
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The viral impact is guaranteed by the numerous sharing options available and the possibility for visitors to appropriate the visual elements, notably those related to their lolcat profile, as determined by the test.
There's also a helpful service for people who want to submit their own lolcat pictures - just upload your photo, then add amusing captions to your heart's delight.
At Memfy, organizing memories is easier than posting a lolcat to a friend's wall.
He's posted a picture of my cat Millie looking dinky, as she always does, so she is now in the running to be an official lolcat (laugh-out-loud cat)- one of 2,700 so far.
For instance, while Twitter may occasionally distract employees who stop to check out a Lolcat photo, social media tools as a whole can improve communication and collaboration between coworkers and even across enterprises, potentially increasing the productivity of workers by 20 to 25 percent, according to the report.
To activate the a new subscription to start receiving funny LOLcat pictures and captions, users simply need to text the keyword "LOL" to 44566, available today.
The forum also made internet memes like Lolcats, Caturday and Rickrolling popular.
Experimental C4, 8pm A sort of Rude Tube meets Top Gear (without the LOLCATs and casual racism) as two nerdy blokes copy something they've seen on the internet, especially if it looks dangerous, like riding a high-pressure hose, or racing against an underground train.
His cause was taken up by users of the website 4chan--the image board that spawned LOLcats and the hacker group Anonymous--who spread the (false) rumor that Quinn had traded sex with Kotaku writer Nathan Grayson in exchange for favorable reviews.
Based on analysis of the nearly three million social accounts (early adopters, their friends and friends of friends) to which likehack's team has access, a typical, active information consumer and social user receives 284 shared content links daily and twice that number of clutter links, such as check-ins, lolcats and Instagram photos.
And as online denizens swarm like easily distracted locusts over every new data-mining project on the web before scurrying off to read LOLCats, web forum participants debate whether online "citizen science" might displace telescope-wielding amateurs altogether.
For example, LOLcats are goofy cat comics that any Internet user is capable of making.
Some hang around for years, such as LOLCats, while others are relatively short-lived.
Taken as a loose tradition, these practices have enabled the present aesthetic of mash-ups and remixes and recut movie trailers and fan fiction and macro memes and Lolcats and the thousands of other works constructed and uploaded and shared during the time it took you to read this essay.
Adam Ludwin, From LOLcats to Occupy Wall Street, Everything Is