What are the memes of the year?

Buzzfeed just dropped its meme of the year list; here are our favorites.


December 17, 2020

Buzzfeed rolled out its annual “memes of the year” list and there are some doozies in there.

Befitting the rise of video app TikTok, the top 2 memes are from the social video app:

  1. A video of a dancing llama called “Mi Pan
  2. DoggFace, AKA Skateboarding cranberry-drinking and Fleetwood Mac “Dreams” lip-synching guy

A few others we love:

The Dancing Pallbearers

A 2017 BBC video of dancing pallbearers cut to some crazy techno tunes has become a ubiquitous way to troll someone after they get served on the internet.

Everything is a Cake

Source: BakeKing YouTube channel

Some dark wizards bakers on the internet decided to make everyday objects — basically everything that should not be a cake — into cakes.

The Dolly Parton Challenge

In the halcyon days of January, singing legend Dolly Parton posted a 4-panel Instagram showing the different profile pictures she would “use” for LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Tinder. #TheDollyPartonChallenge took off, with Martha Stewart dropping a particularly funny one.

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