Thursday, December 8, 2011

Viral Crazes You Should Know

So it's coming to the end of the year - Let's see where you are with Social Media.  Here are some things you SHOULD KNOW.  If you haven't heard about these things then you have a lot of work to do in 2012 to stay ahead of the trends and to be aware of what is actually going on in virtual land.  These were some hot internet crazes.

 1.  Planking - If you haven't tried it that's okay, but you better know what this is.  (Picture)

2.  Rick Rolled - What happens when you are "burned".  From Rick Aisly, seriously though I shouldn't have to explain it.

3.  Cone-ing - Ordering ice cream and grabbing it by the ice cream instead of the cone.

4.  Occupy Police Officer - He is all over the web and photoshop-ed into every famous picture/event.  Hilarious.  (Picture)

5.  Kittens on Kittens on Kittens - You Tube it, so cute and tons of different spin off videos

6.  Demotivational Posters - You must have seen these, there are tons of them.  (Picture)

7.  Mash Ups - Every good song has it's mashup.  It really is a great way to enjoy new and old music.  The most popular this year was Party Rock Anthem was the most popular song mashed up this year.

8.  Gifs - Animated pictures.  These have been around since the beginning of the internet.  I remember using these on The Palace.

9.  Ghost Riding - This was a huge internet craze for some reason, it's so dangerous.  Please don't do it.

10.  Meme - Taking a funny picture and morphing it into so much more.

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