Everyone knows the oft-repeated Holocaust refrain of “never forget”. But this is the internet, and here byte-sized memes rule the roost; The Buzzfeedification of online nostalgia has changed the paradigm of remembrance from never forgetting to “Look at us! We’re remembering!”
So what is it? A tasteless joke? Meta-commentary on the internet’s tendency to cheapen important things by adding bold, white font? Perhaps it’s a genuine attempt to give Holocaust education an update for the internet age. I don’t know. But it’s got my attention.
What do you think?