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Know Your Meme: Intercultural Dialogues

With emergence of global cultural hubsites like YouTube and Tumblr, we're seeing more and more internet memes that cross the sociocultural boundaries and language barriers. In this panel session, Know Your Meme researchers discuss the history, characteristics and implications of "memes without borders."

Questions

  1. What are some early examples of globally spread internet memes?
  2. What are some common characteristics of global internet memes?
  3. What are the main obstacles in fostering the growth of global internet memes?
  4. Where are some of the emerging hubsites for inter-cultural meme exchange?
  5. How are internet censorship laws affecting the growth of global meme exchange?

Speakers

Organizer

Brad Kim, Editor, Cheezburger


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