Another day, another meme invading social networks.
One of the latest internet trends is for users to hijack the covers of the late 20th century classic children’s series, Little Miss and Mr. Men, to highlight their unique (or not-so-unique) personality traits and insecurities on the internet. a mega viral trend that spans Instagram. , TikTok and even Twitter.
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What are miss memes?
The recent trend is to edit and recapture the covers of the Mr. Men and Little Miss books, which featured the likes of Little Miss Naughty and Mr. Happy, to create more specific and hyper-personalized characterizations for the recognizable figures.
People use them to highlight their prescription drugs (Little Miss Lexapro), their coffee orders (Little Miss Brown Sugar Milk Tea With Boba), their most egregious ADHD symptoms (Little Miss Forgets To Eat), their favorite shows, celebrities ( Mr. worldwide) and more. The meme has also been leaked on TikTok, where users post the illustrations to call out previous boyfriends, shed some light on their professions, and roast their friends.
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Where did Little Miss Memes start?
The Know Your Meme blog attributes the first Little Miss meme to Tumblr user notyourgaybestie, who posted “Little Miss Smokes Too Much Weed” in June 2021. But it was Instagram user @juulpuppy who laid the groundwork for the current trend, posting a carousel of new memes in April 2022.
From there, celebrities, brands, and everyday IG users jumped on the bandwagon, referencing their favorite characters or calling themselves, and their friends, exes, or consumers, etc., for anything from a mildly toxic trait (Little Miss Sleeps With Makeup On) to an incident probably best forgotten (Mr. Banned From Uber).
#LittleMiss has over 375 thousand posts on Instagram and nearly 60 million views on TikTok, and has also leaked to Twitter. Images are less popular on that platform, but the point is the same.
The trend has been going strong for several weeks, but the Olympic medalist simone bile he finally joined the mass tea spills with a vague comment about his Olympic experience.
“Little miss traumatized by her Olympic experience,” she tweeted, likely in reference to various traumas she was forced to endure during her time preparing and competing.
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