The Brief: DeviantArt is an online community where users can post original art.


On DeviantArt, users can upload their original drawings, digital art, video, or photography. Popular themes and styles include anime, fan-art, fantasy, sci-fi, and furry-like anthropomorphized animals. The site and app attract over 45 million unique users per month.

Images from DeviantArt are featured in memes including the interlocking hands/handshake and personalized hedgehog memes.

Although depictions of gratuitous nudity or pornography are not allowed on DeviantArt, some images on the site may still be sexually suggestive or provocative, including images of sexualized anthropomorphized animals.