From remote work to online banking, chances are that the Internet is always within reach. We don't even need fancy laptops anymore since we have smartphones at our fingertips, allowing us to connect and communicate with people around the globe. Technology is crazy AF.
Before you blast millennials, you have to acknowledge that social media networks make staying in the know easier than ever before. You can share politics, photos, and even wish your cousin that lives across the country as a happy birthday. The most monumental sector of social media definitely goes to the almighty memes.
Want a quick laugh when you are feeling down? There is some meme somewhere to comfort you. These relatable--and hilarious--pictures with accompanying text make us feel less alone when we are feeling a certain emotion or even going through mental trauma, and for that, we are forever grateful.
We love these images so much that we keep track of which ones are most popular and in what month. This is serious business, and it should be treated as such. No one should have to go without their daily dose of memes.
Not a day goes by where you don't stumble upon a share-worthy meme. The meme game of some Internet users is so on point, that they fear they will run out of new material. Imagining the world without Internet is unimaginable, but for some, it's their unfortunate, meme-less reality.
Enlisting in the armed forces sometimes involves boot camp, and boot camp usually doesn't allow Internet access. This can be quite a culture-shock for those who rely on social media for entertainment, news—and most importantly—memes. Luckily, that's what friends are for.
Receiving letters during boot camp can be comforting, but some people recently went the extra mile when it comes to giving their friends more than they could ever ask for. These young people printed out memes and sent them to their friends who couldn't access them, just to keep them updated while they were away. The result? Adorably awesome.
8. One Twitter User Didn't Leave His Friend Hanging
A Twitter user by the name of Khaled Kharma recently posted about how he sent his friend a letter filled with the latest memes, just to make sure she was well-informed. He tweeted a picture of the memes he sent and captioned it, "my friend is away at boot camp and can't use her phone, so I'm sending her memes. She is missing much tbh." What a guy.
Khaled's post has been retweeted over 1,500 times—and the Internet feels that these are definite friendship goals. With over 8,000 likes, it's clear that social media appreciates the sharing of some wholesome memes. One Twitter user even mentioned that he cared enough to use colored ink, to give his friend the full meme experience.
Friendship is all about making sure your closest pals are taken care of when they are in a bind. Other individuals have also found creative ways to share the latest memes with their friends away at boot camp, and the entire Internet is overwhelmed with happiness. Snail mail has never been so sincere.
Twitter user Luis Rembao doesn't let his friend in boot camp go without. He tweeted this assortment of memes that he mailed to his friend, stating, "my friend is at boot camp and I mail him memes to keep him entertained." This is true friendship at its finest.
12. This Color-Coordinated Booklet Of Memes Is Legendary
Why just send a bunch of random memes when you can organize them by topic? Twitter user Katrina Anne decided to send her cousin this beautiful arrangement of memes at boot camp, and it's absolutely magical. "My cousin has no access to her phone at boot camp so I'm mailing her a book of my fav tweets & memes from the past few weeks she's been away," she stated. Good thinking!
13. Who Wouldn't Enjoy An Envelope Filled With Memes?
Boot camp is tough enough, and getting some memes in the mail can definitely make things more enjoyable. The cost of postage and printer is ink was well worth it. This is some serious dedication to the craft of sharing a laugh with a friend.
Millennials continue to bond over the best memes, and can you blame us? If we can find some way to laugh at our own expenses through simple pictures and captions, more power to us. Keep on, memeing on.
If friendship was defined by your meme collection, these people would need an award. Staying on top of your memes is crucial, and these friends take it super seriously. Always remember—real friends share their memes.