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Several online communities focus on creating and spreading memes, so the idea becomes viral. These communities have become very influential.
Little is understood about the way memes spread or how they influence.
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Researchers have gained some understanding of why some memes spread widely, while others quickly die away.
One component is to ensure new offspring are continuously produced. It suggests that if anybody wants to become more influential, they could set up a meme factory that produces large ...
The word meme was coined by the biologist Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book, The Selfish Gene. He defined it as ideas that could replicate, evolve, and enter popular culture in a process similar to the way genes spread.
Today, a meme is a variant of an image based on a common theme that has...
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The content shared online is always changing because of the creativity of users who remix, parody, or caption popular images or videos, to create memes.
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Historians exploring the past study documents, scriptures, stories of folklore, journals and letters, seeing the various perspectives about how people lived at that time.
Future historians will have tons of material to study the current age, as data is getting accumulated ...
You may think it was your idea to keep your desk neat or speak up in a meeting, but your behavior was likely influenced by those in your network.
Once we understand social networks, we can use its power to shape workplaces for the better. You can turn an unhappy team into an inno...
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