It's Official... Memes Are Now BIGGER Than Jesus!

27 October 2016, 13:02 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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Katie Louise-Smith

By Katie Louise-Smith

Daaaaaaaaamn Jesus!

For the past 5 years, Jesus and Memes have been locked in a fight more important than the current Presidential race - the battle of the Google Search Keywords.

For those not in the know, 'Memes' are an idea, belief or belief system, or pattern of behaviour that spreads throughout a culture either by cultural inheritance or by cultural acquisition (as by peers, information media, and entertainment media). 

'Jesus' is a guy from Bethlehem who, despite being a Google keyword fan fave and owner of a MASSIVE global fanbase, only actually had twelve followers on Tumblr. Sad.

But today, according to Google Trends, underdog "Memes" have officially over taken world famous "Jesus" on keyword search results! 


YES. We did it. Memes are now more popular than Jesus. LOOK at that growth! It appears as though Jesus finally met his match a few months ago but no one noticed this incredible news until now. Jesus has been consistent since 2011 but over the past 5 years, the Meme Society has well and truly SNATCHED his weave. 

There is, however, a plot twist in our tale. As you can see, from the sultry statistics seen above, Jesus fights back every Easter like clockwork to pry his 'Google Search' crown from the cold head hands of Harambe so the true test is upon us. If we all start googling Memes during our Easter break, we might be able to silence Google Jesus once and for all. 


In light of this recent victory, we took it upon ourselves to write a small yet significant speech. We're sorry if we miss a few people out - you know how it is, so much pressure!

First of all, we'd like to thank Damn Daniel.

Thank you to all the Pepes, common and rare.


Shout outs to Pizza Rat, Left Shark and John Cena - for the lord's work you have done.


And lastly, and most importantly, to Harambe - who really DID die for the greater good. 


Congratulations Internet, we did it!


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