So, you may or may not recognize the above picture. If not, you’d see it as an ordinary picture of a college kid , wear a backpack, earphones, and texting on his phone. If you did recognize the above picture, you’d recognize it as the Uberfrosh , or College Freshman picture. This picture , originally a standard stock photo used by sources such as online news articles and advertisements, was commonly depicted to show a typically freshman and used to write articles or advertise “stuff that every freshman should know”. Now however, the picture is now associated as an image macro – which in 21st internet culture, is a picture superimposed with text to produce a humorous effect. The original picture of just some regular kid has now turned into , as Know-Your-Meme puts it highlights the all-too-familiar cliches found in campus social scenes and student life during college years.”
This effect is common for most image macros.