Internet has created a new phenomenon through the evolve of social media. Most of us are quit aware of the current trends that is going on in the world of internet. One of virally transmitted cultural symbols or social medias is called “Meme”. But what is a Meme? What are examples of modern internet memes?
Well based on Wikipedia “an internet meme is an idea, style or action which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the internet, as with imitating the concept”. An internet meme is a piece of culture, typically a joke which gain influence through online transmission. Some examples of meme can be considered such as uploading a short video of people dancing like Harlem shake. The Harlem shake phenomena quickly becoming so popular in global internet sensation. The first video was uploaded on you tube and have reached more than 30 millions viewers in just a few days and it shows 8.9 millions result if you search “Harlem shake” on you-tube, with 45,000 videos uploaded in the first week of this global phenomenon. It is so many version of Harlem shake, a lot of people from all over the world are making different version of random dance style and uploading on you tube or other social media network.
The internet meme floats around the social web and taking the internet culture into a new form of communication. In 1979 Richard Dawkins published “The selfish Gene” in which he discredits the idea that living being genetically compelled to behave to behave in ways that are “good for the species”, and followed by the other actress.
They are several types of meme available in the Internet. Emoticon meme is one of remarkable meme in internet, emoticons can be used very quickly, easy to experiment with and can be used in any medium. Moreover, they can be used into frame content as positive and negative as well.
Memes seem to be getting popular every day. A lot of people are using this kind of jokes to create their funny activities in this millennium and being part of internet users lifestyle is now become to create a new memes. Internet memes have taken a predominant form of expression in the recent years, and they have become so popular quickly. Internet memes have been around with us for a while now. We can see internet memes daily in our life, what i have found interesting from internet memes is sharing culture ideas through internet sensation.
For some people believed, this internet sensation has begun in 2009, and the ideas were spreading from blog to blog or as an internet information generator, and has steadily grown and became popular ever since. In 2012, internet meme seemed even more popular than ever, with new memes seemingly exploding across internet weekly sensation. The creators of internet memes had plenty of material to chose from, including picture of Olympic, government logos, pets and photographs.
Internet memes have become one of the hottest trends in the world of social media, a lot of social media users are now interested to creating and sharing memes and have used social media platform to spread their creation to other users. But, what is the true purpose of internet memes? These internet memes are big business for those people who have nothing to do and surf the internet every single minute. A giant company can use the internet memes as marketing, advertising and promotional activities. Because it is inexpensive and trendy, and it has unique characteristic to spread like virus.
The more people go online the stronger memes will be. Internet memes have assisted in producing fame and fortune for many people, transforming no bodies to overnight sensation in the blink of an eye. Internet memes are a great opportunity, they are always working, even during your off line hours, always work up for everyday, 24 hour a day and 7days a week.
The internet memes are outrageously funny and don’t need a lot of time to enjoy. They just take a few minute of your time. Memes may work like overnight sensation, they may take time to spread. Social networking is the perfect avenue to test the success of your memes by tracking it is popularity and reading comments and reviews.
so try your own memes!!!