Category Internet

A moratorium on the dress: Honoring the life of the latest, most terrifying evolution of the internet meme

If I told you last Thursday afternoon that a grainy picture of a dress, which is essentially an optical illusion, would be posted on Buzzfeed and become the number one national topic across pretty much every form of media, would you have thought it was possible?As dumb as the above description would have sounded as first, in hindsight the whole thing makes sense. It’s not about the dress or perception, it’s about ease of participation.