Cheezburger acquires Know Your Meme

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

From the press release:
Seattle, WA, March 28, 2011 – Cheezburger (www.cheezburger.com), the Internet publisher best known for popularizing LOLcats, FAILS, and other Internet memes, today announced it has acquired Know Your Meme, the most authoritative site that researches and documents the history and origins of Internet memes and viral phenomena. Created by Rocketboom, a leading Internet video network founded by Andrew Baron, Know Your Meme is dedicated to giving people an accurate inside look at up-and-coming as well as already viral Internet memes.

"I’m excited to see the Know Your Meme community joining the Cheezburger community," said Ben Huh, CEO and founder of Cheezburger. "Since Cheezburger is the playground of choice for millions of Internet culture fans, this acquisition is a natural compliment for our community. Now, in addition to delivering 5 minutes of happiness through I Can Has Cheezburger?, FAIL Blog, Memebase, and The Daily What, we can help the public understand the origins of memes and how content goes viral on the Web."
KYM / Cheezburger

via

Is this a good thing or a bad thing?
Follow Blame it on the Voices on Twitter | Blame it on the Voices on Facebook

If you liked this post, you can subscribe to the Blame It On The Voices RSS feed and get your regular fix


5 comentarii:

Anonymous said...

FFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!

Petru Neacsu said...

god damn it :( ...not another one.

Man, please don't sell "blameit", some day to that fucker.

Pato said...

Nuoh my god. The cancers have united.

Anonymous said...

always bad. always

Anonymous said...

NO NO NO NO NO NO NO

WHY GOD

WHY

Post a Comment

Dear spammers! Please note that a nofollow attribute is automatically added to all the comment-related links!

You can use the following HTML tags: <b>, <i>, <a>