What do you MEME?
Memes are everywhere online. They have become so much a part of our current culture that they have even spilled offline onto shirts, posters, stickers, etc.
First, let's take a step back and answer the question, "What is a meme?"
A meme is an idea, behavior, or style that spreads by means of imitation from person to person within a culture and often carries symbolic meaning representing a particular phenomenon or theme. (Wikipedia)
A meme is an image or video that represents the thoughts and feelings of a specific audience. Most memes are captioned photos intended to elicit humor. However, there are many viral video memes too. Memes are a worldwide social phenomenon, and an increasingly important aspect of viral marketing and social engagement. (Sprout Social)
Now, the other question people have about memes... how do you create a meme?
I use a tool from imgflip call Meme Generator. They have the latest, trending meme templates as well as the old classics.
Check it out and see what you come up with.
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Jennifer McArdle is the owner and founder of McArdle Media.