O RLY meme was a famous meme in the USA, Canada, Norway, Russia, and Europe from 2005 to 2015. Let’s dig a little deeper into how O RLY became meme material for millions of internet users around the globe.
The origin of the O RLY meme
O RLY became an internet sensation from internet forums. O RLY is an image of a snowy owl taken by nature photographer John White, which is used in response to any claim that is considered dubious or obviously true.
Reasons why It went Viral
O RLY became virally famous because of the funny and questionable appearance of the snow owl. Many goodies across the internet picked it up to represent a claim considered dubious or obviously true.
The “O RLY” Meme was used to express various expressions by many communities across the social media sphere.
Here are some cool ones we found.
Current situatioon of ”O RLY” meme’s original creators
The original photographer of the O RLY meme was John White in 2003. After 2015, the popularity of this meme decreased, and nowadays, this meme is not popular among social media users.
Links to Original O RLY files