Know Your Meme
Know Your Meme is a website created by the Rocketboom Institute for Internet Studies in December 2008 that documents various internet memes and other internet phenomenon. It bears a slight resemblance to Wikipedia in the sense that anybody with an account can contribute meme entries, images, and comments.
History and Details
Know Your Meme's history dates all the way back to December 2007, as "evergreen content" reports. In December 2008, the official website was started up. Ever since then, they've been researching and collecting memes for their database. In their August 09, 2009 episode focusing on the popular meme Weegee, they summarized Youtube Poop as "clips of cartoons and other assorted junk strung together to form nonsensical moving images on YouTube," albeit this description may be considered to be rather specific and may only describe some Youtube Poops.
- Surprisingly, they recognize YouChewPoop as the possible creator of the "Cool Story, Bro" meme.
- Oddly enough, the most popular meme of all time there is the show My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. Yeah, really...Actually, scratch that. It's now the
- Some examples of regular contributors to Know Your Meme include Watcher and Real Genius.