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Subtle Asian Traits: The Facebook group rallying Asian youth around the world

What began as a closed group amongst Chinese Australian friends has ballooned into a community of more than 1 million…

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The lifetime of a meme: The lesson of Zhang Jinlai, a.k.a. Liuxiaolingtong

The internet’s meme economy is complicated. Some memes are self-explanatory and inherently funny, but some can be overwhelming and hard…

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‘Men are all pig’s feet’ — and other Chinese memes of 2018 that reflect our times

Memes have become a way to appreciate and participate in popular culture, a way to find solidarity, construct identity, and…

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‘Flaunt your wealth’ challenge sends China into falling frenzy

The “flaunt your wealth challenge” is taking the internet by storm in China. This trend is believed to have…

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Raheem Sterling ‘vomits bread’ and Ozil ‘bears the wok’: Funny Chinese soccer expressions and World Cup memes

…Amusing online neologisms from Chinese soccer fans who marvel at French luck, make fun of England, and despair over gambling results.…

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‘Find the thing you love and stick with it’: Xi Jinping and the perfect meme

The Communist Party of China Central Committee proposed to remove the expression that the President and Vice-President of the People's…

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Creative and humorous ways to pose with statues in China

Posing with statues is kind of a thing (just Google it), and Chinese kids are officially getting in on the…

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What did Winnie the Pooh do wrong in China?

Images of Winnie the Pooh have been censored on Chinese social media after the circulation of memes that compared Chinese…

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