They may relate to various existing Internet cultures or subcultures, often created or spread on various websites, or by Usenet boards and other such early-internet communications facilities.Fads and sensations tend to grow rapidly on the Internet, because the instant communication facilitates word-of-mouth transmission.An Internet meme may stay the same or may evolve over time, by chance or through commentary, imitations, parody, or by incorporating news accounts about itself.Internet memes can evolve and spread extremely rapidly, sometimes reaching worldwide popularity within a few days. 21, was met with a slew of hilarious memes, naturally.However, one mom made her first meme and went viral, because it's just too cute and perfect.Public relations, advertising, and marketing professionals have embraced Internet memes as a form of viral marketing and guerrilla marketing to create marketing "buzz" for their product or service.
Their rapid growth and impact has caught the attention of both researchers and industry.Further, Internet memes carry an additional property that ordinary memes do not—Internet memes leave a footprint in the media through which they propagate (for example, social networks) that renders them traceable and analyzable.In the early days of the Internet, such content was primarily spread via email or Usenet discussion communities.One empirical approach studied meme characteristics and behavior independently from the networks in which they propagated, and reached a set of conclusions concerning successful meme propagation.
For example, the study asserted that Internet memes not only compete for viewer attention generally resulting in a shorter life, but also, through user creativity, memes can collaborate with each other and achieve greater survival.(The solar eclipse certainly couldn't handle Cyclops' eyes.) I particularly love the fact that "Memer Mom" added smoky vignette effect around the photo.