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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Master your reputation not only wants to engage emotion using the lolcats but also pays homage to the cat, a majestic and once respected animal which has become a powerful internet symbol, sometimes glorified, sometimes ridiculed.
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.
they create the bits of light that combine into LOLCat pictures and Comedy Central reruns.
So many to wince at: The Ice Bucket Challenge, necknominate, vaping, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, weather bomb, lolcat and White Dee were just a few.
Not only did Cashmore instantly recognize the cultural significance of social media, but he also had a knack for finding the right stories, whether they involved the commercial applications of YouTube or the endearing appeal of the latest LOLcat meme.
Users now have the option to change their language to "LOLCAT," a dialect derived from the popular internet meme of the same name.
You can't swing a dead lolcat in Google+ without hitting another tech journo.
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.
The forum also made internet memes like Lolcats, Caturday and Rickrolling popular.
99-118) listed nine meme genres that appear to cut across the humor-nonhumor divide, as indicated by the particular manifestations of each meme type: reaction Photoshops (which serve as comments on official news), photo fads (e.g., planking), flash mobs, lip-synching, misheard lyrics, recut trailers, lolcats (pictures of cats accompanied by relevant captions, typically misspelled), rage comics, and stock character macros (showing Advice Animals).
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.
"We started with sci-fi topics, given my fanbase at the time, but I noticed that the funnies, the humorous, the comic memes (like LOLcats) are what's shared the most.