The Me Gusta
meme is a face that is commonly found in rage comics. It is usually used for responding to a nauseating or awkward event. The word "Me gusta" comes from Spanish and it stands for "I like it" or "it pleases me." In the beginning this meme
was used only in sexually vicious context. However, with time it has been widened to be included in generally disturbing enjoyment. A user by the name of "Insert" has put the claim on the creation of the first Me gusta meme. He posted this claim in Reddit in March 2011 and then on 4chan. The user created an "ask me anything" thread and cited a Deviant Art page and Tumblr post as proof that the meme was his creation.
The first time search terms for "me gusta face" were noted in December, 2010. Me Gusta meme has been modified into many variations, with Me Gusta Mucho being the most popular one. It has the Me gusta face with a smile on it and it displays tremendous pleasure compared to the plain pleasure displayed on the normal face.This meme has become so popular that today there are lots of Me gusta merchandise sold around the world. The unique thing about this meme is that it has not only gained popularity on the web, but it has also moved into the real world in the form of gifts. You can gift a Me gusta meme to your friends or family members. You can get the Me gusta face gifts custom made according to the occasion.
Me Gusta is basically drawn in black and white lines. It has an abnormally proportioned had that is fitted with goggle eyes. Most of the memes are a form of responding to different events, statements or happenings. It is usually a single-line response that indicates the end of an argument. And, the same goes for Me gusta as well. The humor comes from the Me Gusta character that responds to things that usually people donít like or for something that is taken as out of the sphere of being considered anything pleasant.
The Me Gusta head is also a panel among the 4 panels of an editable comic. A user named "me gusta" first posted a comic on Reddit in Mach, 2010, where he said that the image was found by him on 4chan prior to posting on Reddit. Me gusta face is becoming more and more popular in different forms. The different types include Me Pervsta, Me Gusta Coffee Art, Not Sure If Gusta Rage Face, Mother of Gusta Rage Face and Me Ghosta among others. Even though Me gusta is not the most popular internet meme out there, but it is extensively used by internet users especially on social networking sites like Facebook, and also in forum threads.