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The Year in Memes

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United States

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Our curated collection dives back into the fun - and often frivolous - viral hits that flooded the World Wide Web in 2013.

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English


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The Shutdown Is Over, But The Memes Live On

12/17/2013
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With the fiasco behind us – for now – we’re looking at how the government showdown played out online. (Word of Mouth, NHPR)

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The Brain And What Goes Viral

12/17/2013
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When you post a story to your Facebook page, or forward a funny meme, what's going through your head? Researchers at UCLA have been searching for the answer to that elusive question of why people share ideas or why things get "buzz." (Take Two, KPCC)

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Meme Me Up, Scotty

12/17/2013
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Mike Rugnetta, host of the website Know Your Meme, is put to the test to see exactly how well he knows his Internet memes. (Ask Me Another, NPR)

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Early Memes

12/17/2013
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Now that we’re all done with the Harlem Shake videos, we’ll look back 25 years ago to one one of the first video memes. (The Dinner Party Download, KPCC)

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