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Best of #RP612fic memes: 2020 edition

Jun 12, 2020 - 4:40 PM

Jose Rizal in a face mask, Katipuneros tearing their quarantine passes, Aling Marie leading the Philippine revolution are some of this year's #RP612fic entries

FALSE: 'DepEd announces Grade 13'

May 30, 2020 - 3:00 PM

The supposed screenshot of a news report was created with a meme generator tool

Birthday bash: Netizens gift Sinas with memes

May 13, 2020 - 6:50 PM

'Debut mo Ghorl?' Filipinos take a jab at police general Debold Sinas for celebrating his birthday with dozens of cops in a city under strict lockdown.

Facebook trains AI on 'hateful memes'

May 13, 2020 - 8:27 AM

Facebook is releasing a database of 10,000 memes to researchers in a challenge to develop improved detection of hate-driven visual messages, with a prize pool of $100,000

FACEBOOK. In this photo illustration a Facebook App logo is displayed on a smartphone on March 25, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP

The 'late' president? Netizens invent new timezone to adjust with Duterte

Mar 31, 2020 - 4:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's pre-recorded address, which was supposed to air at 4 pm, is broadcast 7 hours past the original schedule

All the god-tier Dingdong Dantes memes we’ll never recover from

Jan 08, 2020 - 9:25 PM

From Dingdong DoneTest to Eugene Bumingo, we pay homage to the best celebrity name puns that have graced our timelines. We just have to.

Pepe and protest pig: Internet memes come to life at Hong Kong rally

Dec 08, 2019 - 6:22 PM

'In the face of police brutality and tyranny, we want Hong Kong people to carry on with humor, confidence and positive thinking,' says the stunt's brainchild

MEMES. People wearing masks depicting 'LIHKG Pig' (C) and Pepe the Frog (R), a character used by pro-democracy activists as a symbol of their struggle, gather before the 'Human Rights Day' rally from Victoria Park to Chater Road in Hong Kong on December 8, 2019. Photo by Alastair Pike/AFP

Memes already winning in SEA Games 2019

Nov 26, 2019 - 8:28 PM

Here are some of the 'gold-tier' memes on the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

Memes and satire on Hong Kong's frontlines

Aug 14, 2019 - 5:45 PM

Away from the current clashes between police and protesters, artists and digital activists are using parodies and humor to protest the crackdown

Illustration by Badiucao

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Salamat Tito Sen

Jul 01, 2019 - 12:13 PM

Thanks, but no thanks, we don't need you for the laughter – what we need is an independent Senate to check this insanity

Political memes abound. Here's what some researchers learned about their spread

Jan 21, 2019 - 4:28 PM

Here's what researchers had to say in 2018 regarding 4 online communities that spread political – and sometimes hateful – memes

SPREADING MEMES. Learn a little about the groups that spread political memes. Donald Trump file photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images/AFP

YouTube clarifies rules on pranks as risky memes rage

Jan 16, 2019 - 2:08 PM

The clarifications 'make it clear that challenges like the Tide pod challenge or the Fire challenge, that can cause death and/or have caused death in some instances, have no place on YouTube,' the company says

Catriona and the Silver Linings: Social media explodes with Miss Universe 2018 memes

Dec 17, 2018 - 1:31 PM

We 'lava' all these clever memes about newly crowned Catriona Gray and her fellow pageant ladies

#XiJinPooh: Filipinos troll Xi Jinping via Winnie the Pooh memes

Nov 20, 2018 - 11:16 PM

It's not been a red-carpet welcome for the Chinese leader online

The week in photos: October 27-November 2, 2018

Nov 03, 2018 - 10:26 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

MIGRANTS. A view of Honduran migrants heading in a caravan to the US resting in a basketball pitch in San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico on October 28, 2018.  Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP

Show me the money: Wealth-flaunting meme goes viral in China

Oct 27, 2018 - 4:00 AM

A viral meme 'Wealth-Flaunting Challenge' on China's popular Weibo platform has been viewed more than 2.3 billion times, drawing more than a million comments

Of course, Twitter folks had fun with #YouTubeDOWN

Oct 17, 2018 - 11:54 AM

Count on Twitter to provide the LOLs

'He followed the script!': #SONA2018 reactions, hugot, and memes

Jul 23, 2018 - 8:24 PM

From funny tweets to direct reactions to the president's speech, here are some tweets that highlight netizens' takes on the 2018 SONA

The ‘Aliens’ meme guy is returning to Manila for HISTORY CON 2018

Jul 05, 2018 - 12:35 PM

Giorgio Tsoukalos will be back in town to talk about what else? Aliens

ANCIENT ALIENS. Giorgio Tsoukalos returns to Manila. Screenshot from

'The Charcoal Confessions': Nancy Binay writes book on cyberbullying

Apr 17, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The book is currently titled '45 Handy Tips Towards Healing: The Nancy Binay Charcoal Confessions' and could be released before the 2019 campaign

 Photo by Angie de Silva

Sebaiknya kita jangan terbawa perasaan gara-gara meme

Jan 11, 2018 - 12:31 PM

Apakah fenomena meme selaras dengan landasan hukum di Indonesia?

5 meme paling bikin ngakak sepanjang 2017

Dec 27, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Apa saja yang membuat warganet terhibur selama 2017?

'Pambansang Photobomber' Bong Go becomes hilarious photo meme

Nov 15, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Thanks to a handy Facebook profile photo frame, top presidential aide Bong Go can take one of his famous selfies with you

Setya Novanto: Laporan pencemaran nama baik akan jalan terus

Nov 03, 2017 - 5:48 PM

Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network mengecam cara Polri menangani laporan yang ditujukan kepada Dyan Kemala

Leave Kitty Duterte out of this

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:31 AM

If we don’t channel our fury in the right direction then we’ll just be adding strife to a country that’s overflowing with it

How one guy got a job interview offer from Kris Aquino

Jul 07, 2017 - 4:12 PM

The Instagram user caught Kris attention with an edited version of one of her Kris List episodes

MEME-WORTHY. Kris Aquino says all the wrong things at an imagined job interview in Al Fonzi’s viral edit. Screengrab from

Reaksi terlucu netizen menanggapi tragedi 'Oscar 2017'

Feb 27, 2017 - 5:26 PM

Netizen merayakan kesalahan fatal yang terjadi di ajang Academy Awards 2017 di media sosial

SALAH AMPLOP. Produser 'La La Land' Justin Hurwitz mengangkat amplop kategori Best Picture bertuliskan 'Moonlight' di Piala Oscar 2017. Screenshot dari Twitter/@GMA

Terbaik dari netizen: Debat kedua Pilkada DKI

Jan 28, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Lagi lagi debat cagub cawagub DKI menghasilkan banyak meme

DEBAT PILGUB DKI. Calon Wakil Gubernur DKI Jakarta nomor urut satu Sylviana Murni (kiri) berbincang dengan calon Gubernur nomor urut tiga Anies Baswedan (tengah) disaksikan calon Wakil Gubernur nomor urut dua Djarot Saiful Hidayat (kanan) saat Debat Calon Gubernur dan Wakil Gubernur DKI Jakarta di Hotel Bidakara, Jakarta, Jumat, 27 Januari. Foto oleh Hafidz Mubarak A./ANTARA

FACT CHECK: Is Manila cop who overran protesters back in service?

Jan 24, 2017 - 6:53 PM

Contrary to a post shared by anti administration accounts MPD chief Joel Coronel says PO3 Franklin Kho is still undergoing administrative investigation

EMBASSY CLASH. A police vehicle driven by PO3 Franklin Kho rammed through protesters in front of the US Embassy. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

VIRAL: Netizens asking their crushes if they like Messi

Jan 16, 2017 - 6:09 PM

Why are people asking you if you like Messi? Here s why

MESSI. Screenshot from an episode of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Ju where the lead character asked her crush if he liked Messi.

WATCH: YouTube's mega-compilation of top videos for 2016

Dec 08, 2016 - 2:30 PM

How many can you identify in this year s YouTube Rewind video?

CAST OF CHARACTERS. YouTube Rewind 2016 spans a wide spectrum of colorful personalities. Screengrab from YouTube Spotlight/YouTube

IN MEMES: The 2016 US elections

Nov 09, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The funny side to the nail biting polls in the United States

'Fotobam' ang Salita ng Taon 2016

Oct 06, 2016 - 5:54 PM

Pinili ng mga eksperto na salita ng taon ang fotobam pandiwa na ang ibig sabihin ay sirain ang eksena sa pamamagitan ng pagsingit sa kuwadro ng kamera habang may kinukunan ng retrato

'Master, pa-edit po': Photo of PH presidents turned into memes

Jul 28, 2016 - 5:30 PM

How would you edit an epic photo of 5 Philippine presidents?

#Reshuffle: Dari koalisi seramping pinggang netizen hingga 'Cersei Lannister'

Jul 28, 2016 - 4:43 PM

Netizen membuat momentum reshuffle kabinet jilid II menjadi lebih menyenangkan dengan meme dan singkatan singkatan kreatif

Netizen menyambut baik kembalinya Sri Mulyani sebagai Menteri Keuangan dengan beragam meme. Foto oleh Twitter/Indro Moektiono @indiedo

#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes: Online backlash over plagiarized speech

Jul 21, 2016 - 3:42 PM

Social media is unforgiving when it comes to plagiarism

WATCH: John Cena pranks fans with real-life 'unexpected Cena' meme

Jun 30, 2016 - 5:07 PM

Many have fallen for the unexpected John Cena posts on social media This time the shock was for real

HIS NAME IS JOHN CENA. John Cena brought some 'hustle, loyalty and respect' to unsuspecting fans. Screenshot from Facebook video

WATCH: Ryan Gosling remembers finding out about 'Hey Girl' meme

May 13, 2016 - 12:51 PM

Ryan says he was confused as to why people were shouting Hey girl at him from across the street

'HEY GIRL.' Ryan Gosling recalls being confused about the 'Hey girl' meme that features him. Screengrab from

Librarian to Marcos supporters: 'Read reliable sources' on martial law

May 12, 2016 - 8:33 PM

I was angry that they keep spreading all those stuff about Marcos without credible sources ” says Roscelle Cruz a librarian who has seen records from the martial law period

Batman fail, wrong Reyes, and other #PiliPinasDebates2016 memes

Apr 25, 2016 - 4:14 PM

Rely on Filipino netizens to beat the political heat and refresh our social media feeds with some humor

What Heart Evangelista has to say about those 'Chiz for Waze' jokes

Apr 12, 2016 - 9:36 PM

Some social media users have commented that Chiz s speaking voice sounds like something you d find on Waze Here s what his wife Heart has to say on the matter

Mantan rektor IPB tutup usia

Apr 05, 2016 - 10:12 AM

Prof DR Ir AM Satari membuka program doktoral di IPB dan menjadi ketua konsorsium Ilmu Ilmu Pertanian yang pertama

Mantan rektor IPB Prof AM Satari tutup usia.

5 meme paling dicari orang Indonesia di Google tahun 2015

Dec 18, 2015 - 11:01 AM

Meme terpopuler di Indonesia selama 2015 dan 5 daftar selebriti paling dicari

Sumber Twitter

Mengapa kita perlu membela Yulian Paonganan dalam kasus UU ITE

Dec 17, 2015 - 9:13 PM

Menyebut lonte bukanlah ujaran kebencian Harus dipisahkan antara hate speech dan mockery

Jokowi bersama Mensesneg Pratikno (kanan), Kepala Staf Presiden Teten Masduki (kedua kiri) serta komedian Dorce Gamalama (kiri) tertawa lepas saat berdialog dalam makan malam bersama komedian nasional di Istana Negara, Jakarta, pada 16 Desember 2015. Foto oleh Yudhi Mahatma/Antara

Papa banyak maunya

Nov 27, 2015 - 9:56 AM

Dalam sepekan terakhir media sosial banyak membicarakan papa yang punya keinginan segudang mulai dari saham sampai helikopter

JOKO WIDODO SELFIE. President Jokowi sedang foot bareng dengan pelajar di Anglo-Chinese International School di Singapura 21 November, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ MOHD FYROL JOKOWI SELFIE. President Jokowi sedang foot bersama dengan pelajar di Anglo-Chinese International School di Singapura  21 November 2014. AFP PHOTO/ MOHD FYROL

Meme minggu ini: Papa minta saham hingga El Clasico

Nov 26, 2015 - 6:44 PM

Papa dimarahi mama karena minta saham hingga Cristiano Ronaldo dan Gareth Bale digendong Neymar dan Messi

SAKSIKAN: Mashup video baru Adele dan Lionel Richie

Oct 24, 2015 - 1:28 PM

Hello is it me you looking for?

Adele dan Lionel Richie

Bernyanyi bersama @FPIkaraoke

Aug 28, 2015 - 2:54 PM

Anggota FPI ternyata gemar berkaraoke Lihat meme lucunya

Foto dari @FPIKaraoke

Meme lelucon nilai tukar rupiah sama dengan nomor McDonald's

Aug 24, 2015 - 11:18 PM

Dari nomor pusat panggilan restoran cepat saji hingga bank bank pemerintah tak luput menjadi bahan meme