How Memes Are Changing Our Communication

Episode 2: Memes, Memes Everywhere

This week we explore the history of the internet meme, from Dawkins term to communication tool. Asking how the internet meme started, why memes are so popular and how they are changing our communication?

Guests in this week’s show include:

Kyle Edwards – Face of the ‘Bad Luck Brian’ meme

Kevin Ashton – Coined the Internet Of Things term

Maggy Van Eijk – Buzzfeed Social Media Editor (now at the BBC Digital Studios)

Victoria Emma – Wrote her PHD on internet memetics

Jenny Davis – Sociology Academic at James Madison University

Michel Knobel – Academic and Everyday Literacies Blogger

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