Tag Archive: Meme

The Internet Meme Phenomena

The book Snow Crash by Neil Stephenson (1992) brought to life the idea of internet meme causing viral reactions using the World Wide Web and eventually another platform.  Although we have not yet reached past the World Wide Web in 2011, the use of social networking with today’s children, adolescents and adults has caused a new phenomenon that was not present only five to ten years ago. Continue reading

One of the underlying themes in Neil Stephenson’s book Snow Crash is that of meme. Meme is a concept coined by Richard Dawkins in 1976 that discusses the ability to manipulate and transmit message and meaning from host to host through the mind. According to Wikipedia… Continue reading