- a cultural item that is transmitted by repetition and replication in a manner analogous to the biological transmission of genes.
- a cultural item in the form of an image, video, phrase, etc., that is spread via the internet and often altered in a creative or humorous way.
verb (used without object), memed, meme·ing or mem·ing.
verb (used with object), memed, meme·ing or mem·ing.
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A few years ago, “zoom and enhance” was an internet meme making fun of CSI-style shows using a technology that didn’t really exist.How to use super-resolution and improve onsite image quality|Kristin Tynski|September 1, 2020|Search Engine Watch
She then synched the song to the video with Kapwing’s tools, creating a new version of the meme.
The company, which got its start as a meme maker, offers a free suite of browser-based video-editing software tools.
While branded memes haven’t reached become the butt of a joke like the Bloomberg campaign memes, making memes that don’t land the joke or don’t stick out can also be an issue.‘A different language’: Why venturing into meme-based marketing can be risky for brands|Kristina Monllos|August 28, 2020|Digiday
Without these gatherings, some of his churchgoers had turned instead to Facebook, podcasts, and viral memes for guidance.Evangelicals are looking for answers online. They’re finding QAnon instead.|Abby Ohlheiser|August 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
An 18-year-old Swedish rapper/Internet meme has inspired legions of impressionable teens to get based in bucket hats.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As uncovered by the climate blog desmogblog, the Ethical Oil meme dates to a 2010 book by Ezra Levant.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some immediately treated the young rapper as a punchline, turning his awkward posture in the photo into a meme.
But that was too little, too late: the new meme was already in play.
“The NFL in crisis” became yet another disposable meme—much to the relief of NFL executives and fans alike.
Pu d'instants apres il dit l'Empereur Alexandre lui meme, "Il ne vous reste que le tronc—mais le cœur y est, et la tte est vous."
Mais le prix de tout les genres de main d'œuvre ayant aussi augment de moitie—cela revient au meme—et la compensation se retablit.
In no one could Buffon's aphorism on style find a better illustration, Le style c'est l'homme meme.Autobiography and Selected Essays|Thomas Henry Huxley
So he would do well to avoid shops inscribed with the motto, "Ici l'on peut ecrire soi-meme."The Magic Skin|Honore de Balzac
On this point, to make use of the metaphor alluded to: 'Tous les hommes ont la tete dans le meme bonnet'.An "Attic" Philosopher, Complete|Emile Souvestre