Zoomerification | Know Your Meme

In the following days, @LeaMaric’s post was widely reposted. For example, on May 22nd, Instagram user weteggs reposted the image, gaining over 6,300 likes in two weeks.

Starting on May 26th, Instagram user rad_milk posted a series of memes in which various people and characters were given Zoomer Perm and their catchphrases humorously altered with Gen Z slang. For example, on May 26th, rad_milk posted such edit of Jim Halpert from The Office that gained over 6,000 likes in ten days (shown below, left). On May 27th, rad_milk posted an edit of Morpheus from The Matrix which was reposted by numerous Instagram, Facebook and Twitter in the following week (shown below, right).

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In early June 2022, the trend gained viral popularity online, initially on Instagram, as multiple meme pages posted Zoomerificiation edits, including viral versions by trashcanpaul, adam.the.creator and sonny5ideup.

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