The history and anatomy of a Meme
The history of the meme links back further than you may think. Richard Dawkins’ 1976 book The Selfish Gene note ‘memes’ are short for the Greek word ‘mimeme’ meaning ‘imitated thing’.
This infographic created by online backup storage company, Mozy, shows the us how to create a viral meme, and the monetary payoff of these internet characters.
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