The Facebook marriage equality avatar seen nearly everywhere on the site on March 26 was one of the most far-reaching and pervasive social media memes we’ve seen in a good while — and like all very viral trends before it, parodies hit the social network before the tipping point even happened.
The Facebook marriage equality meme spread far and fast. And naturally, even with social media’s near full support for the trend, many Facebookers and Twitter users couldn’t resist making a joke about it.
Of the Facebook marriage equality meme parodies, Social News Daily has selected six of the most pervasive and popular.
Since it is the internet, bacon made several appearances, as seen above in one of the most common funny Facebook marriage equality avatar parodies.
First, an issue we can all get behind … beer, for everyone, and equal access to a cold one.
Bacon was a popular theme of the Facebook marriage equality meme backlash, and sometimes it was stylized.
Other versions were more artistic, more resonant — like this Facebook marriage equality meme with a bit more symbolism.
Other Facebook users remembered President Obama’s historic “Seneca, Selma and Stonewall” comment at his second inauguration.
Grumpy Cat came out in support of marriage equality, too.
But when all else fails, Facebookers relied on someone as American as apple pie with a buttery, buttery crust to make the case for marriage equality on Facebook.
Did you change your avatar to support marriage equality on Facebook?