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How Memes Are Influencing Modern Culture

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Ever wondered where the word meme comes from? Well, here is a quick fact about memes as you know it.

The word “meme” was coined by Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book The Selfish Gene as an attempt to explain the way cultural information spreads (Kind of like what memes are right?), the concept of the Internet meme was first proposed by Mike Godwin in the June 1993 issue of Wired.

In pop culture today, memes are just more than how Richard Dawkins describes it to be. Memes today are part of the internet explicit way of describing a situation or whatever.

So Here’s How Memes Are Influencing Modern Culture

Texting

Memes for text

One very good thing memes have been able to do is it’s complete fusion with texting. What’s a text without a supporting Meme… I know right?

Every Content Has A Meme

So if you take a look at contents from way back 2005 and compare them to what you see and read today, the differences are usually clear. Everything has a meme for it today and there is always a meme for everything!!!

The Perfect Brand Helper

You would probably have never bought that pair of shoes if it wasn’t featured in a dope meme. This is another way memes are influencing modern culture in both arts and commerce.

Memes are here and it safe to say that they will be here for a longer period of time as these our little friends have more words to say for us than we actually want

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