Memes in the presidential election

Mar 21, 2016

On Youth Voices Live today, we talked about memes and how they are being used in the presidential election.

Here were some definitions we came up with for memes:
* meme: anything that goes viral (?); could be a picture with words/caption, especially that makes fun of something in society
* "A Meme is an element of culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation. A humorous image, video, piece of text that is copied and spread rapidly on the internet."
* method of expression especially among youth

Here are a few examples:

* Ted Cruz and the Zodiac Killer -

* Donald Trump and corn