Here Are The Memes That Helped Swing The Election In Labour's Favour

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Whilst we're still waiting for confirmation on exactly how many young people turned out to vote, it is clear that the 18-24 year old category were in part responsible for Labour's surprising performance on Thursday.

The Conservative party reportedly spent £1.4 million on Facebook and social media advertising, whilst Labour's 'digital army' instead spread their message online for free, using language and jokes that people were more willing to share.

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Labour needed to capture the imagination of the youth, but it turned out there were plenty of bored young people online happy to do their work for them and mock up memes that presented Theresa May as a malfunctioning robot and Jeremy Corbyn as 'the absolute boy'.

Whilst the Right did try to counter the flood of memes with Paint Shop Pro images of Jeremy riding a magic unicorn or pruning his magic money tree, most of what you saw probably savagely attacked Theresa May's campaign. Other targets included Tim Farron for his questionable comments on homosexuality and Nick Clegg for his past backtracking on tuition fees.

As of yet it is unclear the exact impact Labour's Digital Army had but similarly to how the Alt-Right in America mocked up endless images of Hillary as a war criminal and a Wall Street puppet, you couldn't move for photoshopped pictures of Corbyn as some lit hip-hop sensation.

Here are some of the best of the campaign: