Due to the unprecedented severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been forced to acclimate to a new way of learning and working from home: Zoom. When classes first transitioned to the new online platform, hundreds of memes began circulating the internet, perhaps to make light of this difficult situation and new way of learning. […]Read more "Snacking Squidward’s Meme Success"
Background This meme references the Nintendo Switch game Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which was released earlier this month. My meme is a tweet with two screenshots from my Animal Crossing gameplay. In the game, it’s possible for your character to get stung by wasps when you try to shake the trees for branches and fruit. […]Read more "Good intentions, poor execution: Meme campaign analysis"
Objective: I set an ambitious goal to receive 300 views on Imgur for my Baby Yoda Zoom meme. I figured that with everyone being stuck at home, more people are likely to be online engaging with content on platforms like Imgur. Being that I also had never used Imgur before, I wasn’t sure what a realistic […]Read more "Baby Yoda Takes On Zoom Class"
Objective I created an internet meme that would reach and be relatable to college seniors across the world that lost their senior spring. More specifically, Syracuse University seniors would feel a strong connection to my meme and want to engage with it. My objective for my marketing plan to go up 200 views on Imgur […]Read more "Marketing Campaign Analysis"
Objective The objective of this campaign was to go viral. Gaining 100 views on Imgur was the minimum goal, but 300 views was the ideal goal. Background I came across a four-second video of my younger brother screaming “this house is a prison” from a couple of months ago and thought it encapsulated the feeling […]Read more "Viral Challenge: Campaign Analysis"
The meme: Background on the Frankenstein meme: The meme derives from a format from 2019 and it is a parody of Frankenstein. Frankenstein wakes up he says “Listen man you gotta stack up on toilet paper” and the Doctor responds saying, “Oh fuck I forgot to give you a brain.” This is a joke about […]Read more "Results of the Frankenstein meme"
Background The Brady Bunch is a very well-known show and the photo of the cast in the square boxes is an iconic image that I believe many people will instantly recognize. I added the text “Online classes be like” because of the nature of the current situation with most colleges transferring to online learning via […]Read more "“Online Classes Be Like Meme” Campaign Analysis"
Objective My meme reaches at least 100 views on Imgur. Background My meme was inspired by two memes that I put together. One meme being the “white people” meme: a blanket generalization statement about silly things white people do. The other the “absolutely/literally no one” meme: this idea that even without a trigger a person […]Read more "How People Actually React To Memes"
Currently, all universities are meeting virtually for class times, since we are unable to meet in person. Both students and professors are adjusting to this new “normal” of video chatting through platforms like Zoom and Blackboard Connect. When classes first went online, there were many humorous memes created around this idea of “Zoom university”. The […]Read more "Patrick Star’s Meme Performance"
In an effort to enhance my knowledge of social media and marketing, I participated in a viral challenge using an original meme (see below). After work-shopping the meme, I was able to promote the meme on Imgur and other social media platforms in hopes of gaining virality. Objective Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people across […]Read more "The Fresh New Meme"