What’s In A Meme?

The old cliche ‘nothing is new in this world’ rings true for many phenomena, memes included. Remember the dancing baby from the mid 90’s? And the dancing hamsters from late 90’s? Then we shared these humorous nuggets using email chains? All those were memes, which have now taken over the web in various forms including GIFs, images and videos. Here’s some nuggets on the history of memes:

 

Infographic courtesy of Mashable.com

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