Memes have become a popular form of communication for society when everything turned digital. To put it simply – a meme is usually in the form of an image or video that makes fun of an idea. For example, here is a meme that I shared on Facebook: I shared this meme with my Facebook […]Read more "Memes: What are they?"
According to Merriam-Webster.com, the definition of a meme is as follows, “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture”. To me, a meme is a way for an individual to comically mimic a current event, or something about their personal life, to make more relatable with friends and […]Read more "Comedy or Reality?"
Although many people utilize memes for entertainment or comedic purposes, they comprise a newfound form of media that has significant implications in the real world. Attracting large audiences with their creativity and humor, internet memes carry influence on social media platforms, and offer more than just a “good laugh.” First and foremost, an internet meme […]Read more "“Dank Memes:” Drivers of Social and Cultural Change"
An internet meme is an imitation of a humorous image that is then shared for social media users to pass along to one another. Although there are millions of humorous internet memes, there is a fine line between getting the funny side of a meme just right before they start becoming offensive to certain individuals. […]Read more "What is A Meme?"
What is a meme? Memes are cultural symbols and social ideas that spread virally, primarily with the intent to make people laugh. There are hundreds of memes circulating the internet across all social media platforms every single day. I would say that Twitter is the most popular place to find memes circulating constantly. My friends […]Read more "Once upon a meme…"
Over the past decade, with the rise of social media, memes have also steadily gained popularity. Lifewire defines a meme as “a virally transmitted photograph that is embellished with text that pokes fun at a cultural symbol or social idea.” But are memes as simple as that? Or do they hold a larger meaning or […]Read more "Internet Memes Might Be More Complex Than We Think"
A meme, according to the Oxford dictionary, is “an element of culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation.” In other words, memes are widely sharable artifacts, often humorous in nature, that travel throughout the internet. There’s little-to-no concern about copyright […]Read more "Making of a marvelous meme"
What are memes? Can you define memes? Yes, you can define memes, but, “should you” is the better question. The meaning of “memes” has changed as time moves forward; however, they tend to be photos or videos that people find funny. Memes are pieces of media that people find on the internet, and then share with […]Read more "Defining Something That Shouldn’t Be Defined"
A meme is an artifact that is passed on from person to person and spread throughout society. It is a cultural element of a system or behavior. It can be a humorous image, video, text, phrase, etc. that can be repeated and spread online. Specifically, memes are often found on the Internet and on social […]Read more "Memes…for jokes or to be taken seriously?"
An internet meme is a representation of a joke or idea that we all enjoy because they are relatable. Memes were created to show that we all have more in common than we may think and can relate and laugh at something that is so universal. The official definition according to the dictionary is “an […]Read more "The Meme Takeover"