Memes In TEAMS: How to Rule the World in 1 Click

—Ruth Christensen | 04.18.19
Memes In TEAMS: How to Rule the World in 1 Click
Ruth Christensen, 04.18.19

Just in case you’ve only taken the macro view of MS Teams, know this:

You can now create your own meme in Teams.

That’s right—Teams has a built-in meme tool. With a simple click of the mouse, you can rule the workplace and bask in the glow of your awesomeness.

Think of it this way: that epic meme not only helps build a sense of community in your workplace, it also encourages more collaboration in Teams.

Because collaboration is what Teams does best.

Why memes?

We can thank anthropology for the “meme”—which refers to a cultural construct (e.g., a joke or other product) that moves from one person to another.

Today, the Internet and memes go together like peanut butter and jelly. Drop some text on a photo, click, and done. You’ve just created a meme.


But here’s the thing.

According to Bustle, “the big deal with memes isn’t just their existence; it’s in the sharing.” Plus, memes proliferate off insider jokes and a common understanding. That’s why memes are gold in the workplace.

And hey—if meme-sharing can drive more Teams usage, so much the better, right? More collaboration, more fun.

How to create a meme in MS Teams

So, let’s get down to it. Follow these steps to make a meme in Teams:

    1. In Teams, look below the field where you’d normally write a chat. Notice the buttons there?

    2. Click on the “Sticker” button (shown in red, below) to open the sticker/meme creator.


    3. Scroll through the collection until you find a meme or sticker that you’d like to customize. Then click on it. Here’s an example:


    4. Replace the filler text with your own message and click “done” when finished.


    5. Finally, click “send” to include the meme in your chat. That’s it!


Memes are a great way to add a little fun to your work day. Try using a meme to show your reaction to a good news announcement or express your frustration with most recent roadblocks in your project.

Even better, a meme can encourage others to take collaboration to a new level in Teams.

Don’t just say it, meme it!


Have more questions about Teams or Office 365 adoption? Schedule a demo to see our QuickHelp ™ platform in action.

Ruth first made an impression by treating her team members to homemade cheesecake bars on her first day at BrainStorm. In addition to baking, Ruth loves cooking up delicious content in her role as content marketing manager, reading the classics, and shopping for wild-looking shoes.
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