Dolly Parton Is a Meme Queen as Well She Should Be
Dolly's LinkedIn/Facebook/Instagram/Tinder meme is taking the internet by storm.
Dolly Parton: American icon, country music legend, famed philanthropist, and now … meme queen. Well, as any fan of Dolly will tell you, it’s about damn time. After all, there’s hardly anything the wondrous Mrs. Parton can’t do. Dolly took the internet by storm this week with an Instagram post featuring four different photos of herself suited to different social media sites:
The Dolly Parton Challenge quickly took over social media, with everyone joining in on the fun:
— Steph (@skgway) January 23, 2020
— Betty White Noise (@BettyWhiteNoise) January 23, 2020
linkedin, facebook, instagram, and tinder according to kendall roy pic.twitter.com/3sdEQlvyq9
— Monica Patel (@monicapatel917) January 23, 2020
The meme is delightful but also painfully true because it highlights the very nature of social media. We put out a specific image of ourselves tailored to its respective audience: potential employers, families, friends, and dates. Each image is crafted to send a specific message: “Hire me!”, “my life is fabulous!”, “slide into my DMs!”. It’s rare that you get a meme that actually makes you think about the ways in which we represent ourselves to the outside world.
Oh, and there are dog memes of course because obviously.
(image: John Lamparski/Getty Images)
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