- Originating in China, the four generations meme is now going viral for its wholesome content.
- Families around the world are making videos showing the evolution of four generations, starting with the youngest family member and ending with the oldest.
- Countries like Peru, Norway, India, and the US have joined in on the fun.
The latest meme challenge sweeping the internet has nothing to do with Tide pods (per 2018’s meme). It originated in China and is now making waves for being tear-jerking-ly wholesome.
Videos showing four generations of family members calling each other into a room one by one are getting millions of interactions. In the videos, the youngest begins by calling out “Ma!” Her mother then comes out, followed by the mother’s mother and, finally,her mother.
Here’s the video that first took Twitter by the heartstrings:
this Chinese four generations meme is so wholesome omg pic.twitter.com/bozR6rB93w
— kassy cho (@kassy) January 4, 2019
Male family members have contributed to the challenge, too, calling out four generations of sons and fathers. And families around the world have started to catch onto China’s trend, making videos and snapping photographs of their four generations.
A family from Peru went viral on January 6 for their contribution:
— cin mohr (@cin_mohr) January 6, 2019
And here’s four generations of mothers and daughters from Norway:
— Jannicke (@JannickesArt) January 5, 2019
India got into it, too.
Our four generations all the way from India ;) pic.twitter.com/uSjqqZ3Pjw
— Hemant Mohapatra (@MohapatraHemant) January 6, 2019
The response on Twitter and Facebook has been emotional, to say the least.
THIS IS SO BEAUTIFUL IM HONESTLY EMOTIONAL OVER THIS
— The Mariska Movement ❁ (@TheMariskaMvmt) January 5, 2019
To watch a compilation of all the original challenge videos from China, click here.
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