An internet related meme, widely referred to as just a meme, is a virally passed on social belief or cultural symbol. Wikipedia defines a meme as a concept, activity, a piece of media or catchphrase that is transferred from one individual to another via the internet
A lot of modern memes are captioned image that is meant to be funny, mostly as a way to make a jest of human attitude. Memes can be verbal or videos expression. Some memes possess more substantial and very philosophical content
Why is it called a meme?
Richard Dawkins, the controversial evolutionary biologist, coined the word MEME. In it, he describes the following:
“We need a name for the new replicator, a noun that conveys the idea of a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation. ‘Mimeme’ comes from a suitable Greek root, but I want a monosyllable that sounds a bit like ‘gene.’ I hope my classicist friends will forgive me if I abbreviate mimeme to “meme.” I hope my classicist pals forgive me.
What is Meme example?
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