Tag: meme

Pepe and protest pig: Internet memes come to life at Hong Kong rally

by Su Xinqi Among the sea of faces on Hong Kong's streets on Sunday were more than one hundred people wearing quirky over-sized animal masks -- a band of activists bringing popular protest internet memes to life. Hong Kong's democracy movement is largely leaderless and organised...

Singapore student gets blasted as “conceited clown” by JC students after reporting offensive meme to police

Additional reporting by Jewel Stolarchuk 23-year-old Singaporean student Sean Lim Wei Xin has been met with sharp criticism by his peers, after he reported an offensive meme that he believed glorified terrorism to the police. The meme in question was posted by Nanyang Junior College...

Samsung in position to top Apple’s quarterly profits for first time

Beating analysts' estimates, Samsung Electronics posted its biggest-ever quarter of profits despite a downtrodden year rigged with troubles with the now defunct Samsung Note 7. Wall Street Journal Samsung's massive earnings growth could top Apple's quarterly profits for the first time in history, a very good news...

How ‘covfefe’ shot to stardom despite Trump

At 12:06 a.m. ET, US President Donald Trump wrote: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe.” And the word 'covfefe' has left the internet guessing on its meaning while it shot to stardom in the 'meme' world. And Trump played around with the word after deleting the initial...