Why Are We So Obsessed With Memes?

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  • Published: 26 June 2017
  • MEMES! Everyone loves them. Everyone shares them. But why? And is there any benefit to them?
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    Sources:
    avidian.com/blog/social-media-and-psychology-why-do-people-share
    iab.net/media/file/POSWhitePaper.pdf
    sloanreview.mit.edu/article/one-size-does-not-fit-all-in-social-media-2/
    psychologytoday.com/blog/rewired-the-psychology-technology/201207/the-power
    journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1948550612469233
    researchgate.net/publication/258189741_Does_Posting_Facebook_Status_Updates_Increase_or_Decrease_Loneliness_An_Online_Social_Networking_Experiment
    telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/03/06/much-social-media-increases-loneliness-envy-study/
    dictionary.com/browse/meme

Comments • 6 097

  • Jesse’s Perception
    Jesse’s Perception  7 days back

    Subscribers: “Did you do it?”

    Blocko: “Yes.”

    Subscribers: “What did it cost?”

    Blocko: “Everything.”

    • GK Kassabian
      GK Kassabian  1 weeks back

      MEME

      • Plunger plebs And stuff

        Darnnn... you made memes sciency... TIME FOR VINES AGAIN

        • Jellyz_ PG3D
          Jellyz_ PG3D  3 weeks back

          Memes cures *DEPRESSION*

          • Mireya Arellano
            Mireya Arellano  4 weeks back

            do you know the way?

            • Ivonne Cedeno
              Ivonne Cedeno  1 months back

              Have you heard of Smg4

              • Halo Kid
                Halo Kid  1 months back

                This video, has started Blocko's obsession with pizza bagels.

                • Ren Xcid
                  Ren Xcid  1 months back

                  Dabk memes cured my deppresion

                  • Sebastian Holowinski
                    Sebastian Holowinski  2 months back

                    Kilroy was here
                    S drawing that did on your text books
                    Theatre's line: I am your father

                    • Sajid's Toys Review's Backup Account

                      I feel like I fit in with everybody else when I get involved when i get involved in meme trends

                      • Bloxy Pad
                        Bloxy Pad  2 months back

                        Number five on the list of thing was written in PAPYRUS

                        • lamp
                          lamp  3 months back

                          Dude if somebody says “come over!” so you can get bagels, you should probably rethink about what you’re doing lmao.

                          • JoeSwanson From family man

                            Oh nooooo dead memes science cat noooooo

                            • Minecraft _Addict
                              Minecraft _Addict  3 months back

                              Life Noggin : However to much time in social media will have the opposite effect
                              Also life Noggin : *Makes a twitter,Facebook and instagram account*

                              • Anthony Dinh
                                Anthony Dinh  3 months back

                                “Me and the boys watching Life Nugget.”
                                —Me XD lol boy123 2019

                                • Mary Ann Santillan
                                  Mary Ann Santillan  4 months back

                                  *Sees sanic meme* :o *subbed* (and thats how l like life noggin btw l like his vids)plz give me likes

                                •   4 months back

                                  2:43 who saw sanic

                                  • Animation Bros.
                                    Animation Bros.  4 months back

                                    2:44

                                    SANIC DA HEDGEHOG RETURNS

                                    • Narelle Porter
                                      Narelle Porter  4 months back

                                      Ayylmao

                                      • Julian Sirois
                                        Julian Sirois  4 months back

                                        No way! My favorite meme! 2:43

                                        • Zairoshael Guittap
                                          Zairoshael Guittap  4 months back

                                          2:43 lol

                                          • Zairoshael Guittap
                                            Zairoshael Guittap  4 months back

                                            2:04 gray guy returns

                                            • Zairoshael Guittap
                                              Zairoshael Guittap  4 months back

                                              1:11 TEH GREAT PAPYRUS

                                              • Akcryl setiawan REAL
                                                Akcryl setiawan REAL  5 months back

                                                And 2:43 tho XD

                                                • Akcryl setiawan REAL
                                                  Akcryl setiawan REAL  5 months back

                                                  Nobody:

                                                  Scentists:We need memes to make people happy.

                                                  -/-

                                                  My sister:I am your father.



                                                  Me:GOTSA GO FEEEST LAIKE SANIIIICCCCC

                                                  • Aisha Jilani
                                                    Aisha Jilani  5 months back

                                                    O n you vid about milk, he needs some milk

                                                    • CircleDrawing
                                                      CircleDrawing  5 months back

                                                      Uhhh......
                                                      Meow?

                                                      • Kim Phillips
                                                        Kim Phillips  5 months back

                                                        2:05 Anyone see AYY LAMO

                                                        • Myles Buckenham
                                                          Myles Buckenham  5 months back

                                                          Last generation
                                                          I bet we will have flying cars in 2019
                                                          This generation
                                                          BE GONE THOT or I will make u not feel so good

                                                          • Unown Anonymus
                                                            Unown Anonymus  5 months back

                                                            Thanks for mentioning Keyboard Cat and PPAP. But where's Peanut Butter Jelly Banana?

                                                            • Lupe Arias
                                                              Lupe Arias  5 months back

                                                              Memes DAT BOI. big chungus. DOGE. MOTTO MOTTO. Thanos snap. Eddy Wally. And comment in this message more memes

                                                              • Alexa Sprock
                                                                Alexa Sprock  6 months back

                                                                fruit emoji, sick emoji. Thats a message it says that the person is allergic to fruit

                                                                • M's Gacha Channal
                                                                  M's Gacha Channal  6 months back

                                                                  Now THIS is my kind of video :33

                                                                  • Emmett Mccosker
                                                                    Emmett Mccosker  6 months back

                                                                    PPAP!?!?

                                                                    • Steve Hess
                                                                      Steve Hess  6 months back

                                                                      Blocko has no father...

                                                                      • Potato Gamer
                                                                        Potato Gamer  6 months back

                                                                        Dad: Hey son, can you get me a soda?

                                                                        Son: But Dad, I’m busy-

                                                                        Dad: I AM YOUR FATHER

                                                                        Son: Woah Dad calm down I’ll get your soda geez

                                                                        • •alex gacha•
                                                                          •alex gacha•  6 months back

                                                                          2:26
                                                                          HMMMM

                                                                          • Ruthie
                                                                            Ruthie  6 months back

                                                                            Hit or miss




                                                                            Like if you like memes and life noggin.

                                                                            • Maksymillian Gad
                                                                              Maksymillian Gad  6 months back

                                                                              do ya know da wae?

                                                                              • lazer puppy _ star
                                                                                lazer puppy _ star  6 months back

                                                                                they're funny

                                                                                • Nintendo Dude
                                                                                  Nintendo Dude  6 months back

                                                                                  Can we get in F in the chat for our fallen hero, Grumpy Cat 😾

                                                                                  • keniruu
                                                                                    keniruu  6 months back

                                                                                    spanish or vanish

                                                                                    • catty cat queen
                                                                                      catty cat queen  6 months back

                                                                                      Lets all put it looks like my cat on his videos to mess with him

                                                                                      • Chance The KiTkAt WrApPeR

                                                                                        Me: Blocko can't eat PiZzA bagels because he doesn't have a mouth.
                                                                                        Blocko: *Hold my beer*

                                                                                        • WolfieYeeTs :3
                                                                                          WolfieYeeTs :3  6 months back

                                                                                          1:03 I don’t think that’s how you use a pencil or start hand writing... Oh welp.

                                                                                          • kys
                                                                                            kys  6 months back

                                                                                            Evreybody loves memes

                                                                                            • Floofy Chill
                                                                                              Floofy Chill  6 months back

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