Viral Content: What’s In A Meme?

This may come as a surprise to many but a meme came long before the internet. By definition  a meme is  “an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.” Going back to World War II, “Kilroy” was one of the first memes that appeared all over the place. Some called it graffiti, but the same item was repeated so often that it became an icon or a “meme”. Kilroy has been all over the world and in every war from World War II through Afghanistan.

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