About a year ago I deactivated Instagram for the sake of my mental health. It’s crazy how much time these apps can take up if you’re not careful. Scrolling aimlessly through one’s infinite feed is addictive. It starts innocently: you plant your bum on the toilet and start tapping on Instagram stories of people you barely know, or scrolling past the boring posts from your married friends in the hopes of finding something funny. Before you know it, it’s been an hour, your ass is numb, and you’ll never get that time back. As someone who spends 9+ hours a day on social media, or writing about it, I didn’t think I’d feel like I was missing out. But I was wrong. Ever since I started running the Memebase Instagram, I’ve realized that I really missed all the shitposts and silliness that come with the baby pictures and incessant food pics. I guess on the internet, you have to take the good with the bad – just like in real life. Anyway. To celebrate the return of the memes (to my scrolling routine), here are some funny ones I came across recently. I hope you enjoy them, too.