A Parody Account Called Internet Explorer Has Been Delighting People On Twitter With Its Take On Really Old News

    "Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have officially tied the knot!! We wish them a LONG and happy marriage."

    This is LeShaun Lewis, also known as Janea. She's a 20-year-old college student from Houston and is the mastermind behind a gem of a Twitter account inspired by the iconic web browser Internet Explorer.

    For those of you familiar with the browser, you're probably also aware of its reputation for being a little...slow.

    And this is the exact sentiment of the parody account created by Janea after she was inspired by a meme.

    Since going live with her first tweet, the account has surged in popularity and accrued 200,000 followers in 13 days, as well as created several viral moments.

    And when it comes to selecting internet moments to revisit, the Twitter account knows exactly what golden moments to remind people online about, such as the infamous "What colour is this dress?" debate.

    There’s a new dress sweeping the internet and we want to hear from you!! What color is this dress?

    "The tweet that first went viral was the birth of Blue Ivy. A few others were Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' wedding, the controversial blue/black vs white/gold dress, and the announcement of Tom Holland as the new Spider-Man," said Janea.

    Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have officially tied the knot!! We wish them a LONG and happy marriage

    As part of her strategy for the account, she explained that the event has to have happened "more than a year ago" for her to post it, with a particular focus on pop culture moments that happened between 2008 and 2016.

    a big congratulations to Beyoncé and Jay Z on the new arrival of their baby Blue Ivy Carter

    "My plan for the account is to just continue posting old stories. It’s kind of nice to post something funny and see so many people in on this joke and adding on to it. I love it."

    The impact of the Internet Explorer parody account has inspired her to create a sister account based on Apple's Safari browser where she intends to post "fake news stories based around whatever is new in the news that week".

    Reflecting on the popularity of the Internet Explorer account and all the attention it has attracted, Janea said: "It’s been all-around good. I’ve seen only about five negative comments that were just saying the jokes were boring, but other than that, people love it. I’m still in awe of how fast it grew."

    Many of the tweets are very tongue-in-cheek.

    Wow!! Harsh words from rapper A$AP Rocky. Hopefully he’s never put in the position where this statement can come back as karma🤞🏽🤞🏽 https://t.co/f6nIGyO3AH

    And people are getting the idea behind the account.


    My new favorite Twitter account is @lnternetxpIore. Follow them for the latest in breaking news. 😂

    And they really enjoy what it's all about.

    I fucking love this account @lnternetxpIore 😂

    @lnternetxpIore The account we never knew we needed

    @lnternetxpIore That’s why I could never leave this app 😂 Who is behind this account ?

    Gold content. *Chef's kiss*

    @lnternetxpIore Whoever is behind this account, it's gold!

    Everyone, check out this #InternetExplorer Memes Account - @lnternetxpIore This is literally a GOLD & one of the funniest twitter account ever. 🔥💯

    The account @lnternetxpIore is the best thing I’ve discovered this week.

    OMG, this account —> @lnternetxpIore

    We asked Microsoft for its thoughts on the account, but it declined to comment.