Explained: astrology photo labeling meme
- The astrology photo labeling meme appears to be influenced by the the astrology meme on Tumblr in which humorous astrology posts are made.
- The astrology photo labeling meme involves a photo with various people, animals, entities, etc. and labeling them according to the signs of the zodiac.
- The origin of this meme remains somewhat murky. One of the first widespread examples of this meme on Tumblr is one posted on 13 June 2015 in which a “wild hockey picture” is labeled with the signs of the zodiac. However, the poster of that image, bruins-babe, states, “i saw one on twitter and then made/posted mine within the same day, so i might not have been the original creator but i feel like i influenced it lol :)”. Thus, the meme may have its origins on Twitter.
- Since the “wild hockey picture” example, examples of this meme have started to get popular on Tumblr around July 2015.
- It is not uncommon for examples of this meme to feature Gemini hate–such examples typically label the unfortunate person, animal, entity, etc. as the Gemini.
- Click here to see examples of the astrology photo labeling meme.