What is an Internet Meme?

The term Internet meme is a phrase used to describe a catchphrase or concept that spreads quickly from person to person via the Internet, much like an esoteric inside joke.
Wikipedia

an idea, belief or belief system, or pattern of behavior that spreads throughout a culture either vertically by cultural inheritance (as by parents to children) or horizontally by cultural acquisition (as by peers, information media, and entertainment media)
Urban Dictionary

Here is Mashable’s list of the top 20 Youtube and Video Memes.

Do you have any favourites?
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  1. Pingback: Leeroy Jenkins – an Internet Meme « IT stuff 4 u

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