We all love a good Gif or video, but when media is in short supply social media users are increasingly discovering there's a different medium they can use to illustrate their point.
Not words obviously, leave those to the bookworms, but a different way to make pictures – emojis and keyboards characters.
When used shrewdly these icons can make memes of the highest quality and the 11 expertly-crafted illustrations below are no exception.
1. The tragedy of George and Lenny
of mice and men be like ____ 🤠_____ / \ / / 🐁 \ \… https://t.co/p5lIyBQESi— paige (@paige) 1540154610.0
2. Birthday balloons
3. Harry, Louis, Niall, Liam and Zayn
4. A Mexican stand-off in the office
Dwight, Michael, and Andy be like 😠 / 👔 \ 👇🏻 / \👇🏻 👞 👞… https://t.co/EMd8EA92Tr— Jake Dodson (@Jake Dodson) 1540320085.0
Penises be like / •_• \ | | | | |_ _ | / | \ \__/ \__/— Beans After Dark (@Beans After Dark) 1540239353.0
6. Square-panted sea creatures
Spongebob be like ________________ | o O O | | O 👁👁 o | | o 👃 O | | o 👅… https://t.co/sPcLunQWQk— Beans After Dark (@Beans After Dark) 1540071681.0
People that take their bf/gf back after they cheat be like 🤡 🗑 /()\ /()\… https://t.co/9tvpFZWclr— joeL (@joeL) 1540111074.0
8. Marvel superheros
the avengers be like 🥃 🛡 🔫 \🙄/ \👨🏼/ \🕷/ 👔 🇺🇸 | / \ / \ /… https://t.co/PQyFOrPe3T— b*rry (@b*rry) 1540054781.0
me without fake lashes be like: 👀… https://t.co/F8iH6gi3Gx— malek (@malek) 1540234942.0
11. Large-lobed humans
People wit big ears be like 👂🏻😡👂🏻 | <|> | |… https://t.co/BBAxiwGOYq— one man g-unit (@one man g-unit) 1539849622.0
No photography or filming skills required, just hop on your device and start start typing.
A version of this article originally appeared on Press Association.