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Memes In Digital Culture

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ISBN-10: 0262525437

ISBN-13: 9780262525435

Edition: 2013

Authors: Limor Shifman

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In December 2012, the exuberant video "Gangnam Style" became the firstYouTube clip to be viewed more than one billion times. Thousands of its viewers responded bycreating and posting their own variations of the video--"Mitt Romney Style," "NASAJohnson Style," "Egyptian Style," and many others. "Gangnam Style" (and itsattendant parodies, imitations, and derivations) is one of the most famous examples of an Internetmeme: a piece of digital content that spreads quickly around the web in various iterations andbecomes a shared cultural experience. In this book, Limor Shifman investigates Internet memes andwhat they tell us about digital culture. Shifman discusses a series of well-knownInternet…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 10/4/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.00" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English