Step 6: Memes going viral

Take a look at what can happen to a perfectly normal picture of a baby…

Example 1

Example 2

These are examples of memes. The word meme is derived from the word gene. Genes are hereditary, passed on from parents to their children,  and they’re what makes them look or act alike, amongst other things.

Memes are pictures, video’s, text or idea’s that are passed on. Now especially with internet, these are passed on quicker than ever. When this happens very fast it’s called going viral.

What memes do you know that you want to show?
Look for examples and share them on the board.