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Meme Of The Decade?: The Death Of Osama Bin Laden & The Internet Reaction

We started seeing crude Photoshop jobs of a dead Osama Bin Laden before President Barack Obama even walked away from the podium after Sunday night's press conference announcing the death of the terrorist mastermind. By the time we woke up this morning, there was already enough pictures of Obama and Osama in different permutations to fill a 50-picture blog post.

Such is the way of the Internet in 2011, where any current event can get spun off into millions of directions before the body is cold or the swelling goes down. The humorous tweets and Facebook posts were going full-force all night long, coming from celebs, musicians, and common folk throwing in their virtual two cents into the web bucket.

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Craig Hlavaty
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