The world would still exist without internet memes, but what kind of world would it be without dancing babies; Boo, the world’s cutest dog; LOLcats; and Success Kid?
Not one I’d want to live in.
An infographic from Mozy explores the meme phenomenon by taking a look at some of the most popular ones and what it takes to become a meme. Here’s a hint: It looks easy, but it’s actually quite difficult. I suppose that’s why it’s a phenomenon.
Memes can pay, too. Though her song “Friday” was panned in 2011, singer Rebecca Black brought home a reported $1.4 million.
Check out the infographic below: