Sign in My Account Subscribe. She came out of 4chan, the infamous hotbed of frequently racist and misogynistic internet culture. But many members do appear to consider this a matter of gravity: The memes that define social identities and shape the borders of a subculture are also the memes that can trigger the most severe defensiveness. They are no longer pursuing friendships or relationships, and get no joy from anything because they know that the world is coming to an end. The term context collapse is often used to refer to the potential danger of pulling an idea out of a specific social network and placing it in front of a much larger and diffuse one.
Madilyn. Age: 30.
Whereas Bloomers are well adjusted and Gloomers are depressed because they are not, Doomers have simply stopped trying.
Esperanza. Age: 23.
The Misogynistic Joke That Became a Goth-Meme Fairy Tale
In a world with strict copyright for images that circulate online, Doomer Girl would have stayed what she was: a mechanism for a bad joke. The newest is Doomer Girl, a quickly sketched cartoon woman with black hair, black clothes, and sad eyes ringed with red makeup. She has a lightly sad expression and a permanent blush that give the impression she is bummed, but not dysfunctionally so.