Listen, we don't mind admitting it: memes are a huge love language for us. No matter who you are and what stage we are at in our friendship, you best believe you will get a meme sent from me to you. Throughout the pandemic, many people used memes to cope with the world's heaviness, as they're an undeniably fun way to express one's emotions and feelings. But they are also a great way to connect with others in so many things, including pop culture, reactions, and the news. ✨
So for this week's episode, we decided to sit down and dig into memes as a love language. While Millennials and members of Gen Z are constantly criticized for their inability to put their phones down and connect with people through in-person interactions, how valuable are memes for digital self-expression? In this week's episode, we chat with Thea D'souza from the wildly popular Instagram account @YourMomsAreWatching. Her account uses a mixture of humorous memes, serious analysis, and personal stories to analyze the Bravoverse has been on the tip of everyone's tongue recently, as she has been in the middle of the Lisa Rinna/Patrick Somrs/Kathy Hilton drama - D'souza has used memes to build an engaged community of Bravo fans who can laugh at the sheer absurdity of the shows drama. 📺
Throughout the episode, we try to explore the ideas, the spread, and some of the behind the scenes of running a popular meme account, including:
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