The story behind the ‘meme’

While a new one goes viral almost each day, how much of the history behind these ‘imitated’ images do you actually know? This infographic helps fill in some of the gaps.

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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.

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