How To Tell If The Hilarious Link You're Sending Your Friends Is Way OldS

Memes come and go quite often. But have you ever happened upon a website and immediately thought you'd discovered a pile of meme gold only to later find out it was the kind of gold that everyone was already super sick of?

Worry not, behind the curve folks. Is It Old? is here to save you.

Sure, it's not the end of the world to send someone a link they've already seen before —and I kind of think anyone who is genuinely "annoyed" with you for not being able to read their mind and know they'd already seen something on the endlessly enormous labyrinth that is the internet is pretty much an asshole— but for those of us who'd rather be safe than sorry, consider yourselves saved.

Stop annoying your friends with ancient Internet links [MSNBC]