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Memy internetowe – tworzenie, rozpowszechnianie, znaczenie społeczne
Internet memes – creation, distribution, social meaning

Author(s): Marta Juza
Subject(s): Theory of Communication
Published by: Wydawnictwo Wydziału Dziennikarstwa, Informacji i Bibliologii Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: internet meme; internet; internet users; mass media; participatory culture

Summary/Abstract: The messages known as internet memes become an important phenomena in contemporary culture. These are various pictures, films or texts and their remixes. Internet users send these messages to each other regardless of institutional media broadcasters. They create and broadcast internet memes using the digital technologies and the Internet. The internet memes may be sometimes comments to public affairs or manifestations of engagement in some spheres of culture.

  • Issue Year: 55/2013
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 49-60
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish