Self-Memeing

The humor of Internet culture becomes customizable to boost shareability

Implications - Memes and gifs are the focal point of humor within Internet culture. What makes them so appealing to the digital consumer, however, is what makes them so difficult for brands to channel: their authenticity. This authenticity is achieved through extreme relatability and a laissez-faire approach to production; both factors are furthered with services that allow consumers to create or curate their own self-referencing content.
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26,892 Total Clicks
Apr 16 - May 17
This Quarter and Mild
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Selfie GIF Creators - The Giphy Says App Instantly Turns Your Voice and Face into a GIF
SCORE 8.7
This Year and V. Hot 1,305 Clicks Pub: Apr 12, 17
Selfie GIF Creators
The Giphy Says App Instantly Turns Your Voice and Face into a GIF
Nowadays it seems like every company wants to make the next Snapchat, but that’s not the aim of the Giphy Says app. The GIF creator and search engine’s new iOS app lets you turn yourself... [More]
Musical Selfie Applications - 'Face Melody' Turns Selfies into Music Based on Facial Features
SCORE 5.2
Warm 369 Clicks Pub: Apr 20, 16
Musical Selfie Applications
'Face Melody' Turns Selfies into Music Based on Facial Features
‘Face Melody’ is a clever new website that turns each user’s selfie into music simply by analyzing his or her facial features. While taking a selfie may seem like a frivolous use... [More]
Video Meme Creators - Startup HashCut Lets You Make Your Own Video Memes From YouTube Videos
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This Year and Mild 118 Clicks Pub: Jan 1, 17
Video Meme Creators
Startup HashCut Lets You Make Your Own Video Memes From YouTube Videos
Video editing startup HashCut allows you to create your own video memes from any YouTube content. Founded by Vijay Koduri, the new venture also allows you to make clips and mashups, putting your own... [More]
Video Meme GIF Converters - 'GIPHY Loves Vine' Creates and Saves Vine GIFs
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This Year and Untested 80 Clicks Pub: Nov 2, 16
Video Meme GIF Converters
'GIPHY Loves Vine' Creates and Saves Vine GIFs
GIPHY Loves Vine is a new conversion tool that’s been launched as a place for users to download their favorite looping videos and preserve them in the form of Vine GIFs. This is of huge... [More]
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