Top 10 memes of 2022

‘Twas a meme

Is was a year filled with some of the best ones in recent memory. The top memes of 2022 are sure to ba a great trip down memory lane.  

No matter what’s happening in the world, the internet will always find a way to turn it into a meme, and we’re thankful for that. There’s something special about how the power of memes can bring people from all over the world together. 

Whether it’s sexy candy or out-of-touch billionaires, there was no shortage of memeable moments in 2022.  

Let’s stroll down memory lane and explore our top 10 memes of 2022. 

1. The slap 

Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at The Oscars sent Twitter and world news into a meltdown. 

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Following a joke directed toward’s Jada Smith, Will Smith screamed, “Keep my wife’s name out ya f*cking mouth!” before storming the stage and dramatically slapping Chris Rock on live TV. 

2. Girl Explaining 

Mansplaining is so 2021. In 2022, the girl explaining memes were everywhere online, and the results were equal parts relatable and hilarious.  


3. The White Lotus Season 2 Meme Extravaganza

In the age of binging content online, HBO has managed to keep audiences captivated by revisiting the age of water-cooler TV. 

If the absolute banger of a theme song wasn’t enough, season two of The White Lotus was filled with meme-worthy moments that trended on Twitter regularly. However, nothing compares to the avalanche of memes from the season two finale.  

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And who doesn’t love Jennifer Coolidge? 

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4. “Un-cuh Jaayms” – Julia Fox 

Julia Fox’s pronunciation of “Uncut Gems” gets a spot on our list through the sheer weight of numbers alone. 

After the verbal mishap, there was a period of close to three weeks where “Un-cuh Jaayms” dominated lip-syncing videos on TikTok. 

5. Nobody wants to work anymore 

We all know billionaires are out of touch with the common people, but it wasn’t until Kim Kardashian tried to give women in business some advice that we realised just how out of touch some people are. 

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6. “She’s/He’s a 10, but…” 

We aren’t really about assigning a numerical value to human beings, but the “She/he’s a 10, but…” memes were (for the most part) a bit of lighthearted fun. 

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7. Don’t Worry, Darling Spit-Gate

From Swifties to Harry Styles stans, the internet loves a good conspiracy theory and a bit of drama. 

Here’s an example of the Girl Explaining meme being used to perfection. 

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8. Little Miss 

Were Little Miss memes kind of cringe? Yes. But isn’t everything on the internet kind of cringe? Absolutely. 

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9. The green M&M is too sexy 

We never thought we’d be talking about the physical attractiveness of candy, but here we are. 

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When M&Ms swapped stilettos for sneakers, Twitter went into a frenzy, and it even gave Tucker Carlson one more thing to get irrationally angry about

10. Euphoria 

Whether you’re a fan of Euphoria or not, it’s impossible to ignore the quality memes that season two produced. 


From Maddy saying, “Bitch, you better be joking” line or Cassie hiding in a bathtub, Euphoria was a meme-lovers buffet last season.

What were your favourite memes of 2022? Let us know in the comments below!

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