Over the last ten years, the internet landscape has shifted dramatically, leading to a tsunami of memes — even spilling out into the offline world. In the ultimate glow up, memes are out here influencing the young, changing culture and baffling the oldies.
Memes have become a significant way we critique and consume culture around us. It has also become more than just reactions, some memes have transcended into political and social statements and critiques.
Now that the decade is coming to an end, we only found it appropriate to pay respects to the memes along the way. Here are the top 10 memes of the decade, from yours truly.
1. Sad Keanu (2010)
Back in 2010, that picture of Keanu Reeves sitting on a bench looking sad was everywhere. But the reason it's still so important is that in 2019 as well is that he has taken over everyone's hearts. Once this picture started making the rounds, everyone whipped out their photoshop skills and everyone jumped onto the bandwagon.