InfoWars Agrees to Pay Pepe the Frog Creator $15,000 in Copyright Settlement
Rather than go to court, Alex Jones has decided to settle with Pepe creator Matt Furie for appropriating the use of his cartoon frog in InfoWars merch.
Researchers Studied 160 Million Memes and Found Most of Them Come From Two Websites
A study of hundreds of millions of images from Reddit, 4chan, Gab, and Twitter reveals how memes spread.
Here’s Facebook’s Internal Policy on Pepe the Frog
The far-right adopted Pepe the Frog as its own symbol of intolerance. Breaking with its policy of allowing fictional characters to push hateful messages, Facebook banned certain images of Pepe, according to internal documents.
Matt Furie Is Winning His Fight to Liberate Pepe from the Far Right
“The goal is to keep up this enforcement so that no one out there is using Pepe in connection with hateful messages and expecting to make any money off of it.”
This Guy Lives on a Yacht He Bought With Money He Made Selling 'Pepe Cash'
"I definitely got my 27-footer directly thanks to the major rise in Rare Pepe and Pepe Cash price."
I Went to the First Live Auction for Rare Pepes on the Blockchain
When the establishment art world butts up against memes and Bitcoin.
This Is the First Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Filed Against a Pepe Meme Maker
The defendant will suggest to a federal court that her appropriation of Pepe is protected on "religious grounds as a Kekistani."
Pepe the Frog
A Texas Assistant Principal Wrote an Alt-Right Children's Book
Author Eric Hauser denies the book has racist themes. Source materials provided by his illustrator tell a different story.
Hexes vs. Prayers: Christians and Witches Are Waging Spiritual War Over Trump
As witches around the world perform rituals to bind the President of the United States, Christians and other religious organizations have retaliated with prayers of protection.
Pepe Is Banned From the Apple App Store
Apple says Pepe is 'objectionable content.' Feels bad, man.
Trolls Gonna Troll
How 4Chan's Structure Creates a 'Survival of the Fittest' for Memes
High turnover and a battle for attention breeds offensive but viral content.
Memes of Production
From Pepe the Frog to Pepe Le Pen: The Life and Times of a Political Meme
We hardly knew ye.