Friday, 18 November 2011

Reaction faces

I haven't delved into the contents of the 2011 internet meme explosion too much on this site - partly since so much of it is dross, and partly since others are already exploring and documenting it very effectively.

However: reaction faces have been one of the biggest internet meme developments this year.

Rage comics went mainstream, and the number of people using references to reaction faces - rather than emoticons - seems to have exploded.

Reaction faces are commonly used to visually illustrate your reaction to someone's comment. They work best on image-capable boards.


These are derived from rage comics:


Here's a short rage comics video - featuring many well-known reaction faces "in real life".


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