1. Memes Group 1 Group 7 Amrish Wagh Khushi SenRahul Makwani Shray Gupta Mohd Khan Nidhi Upadhyaya Jesal Rana
4. Meaning• An image photoshopped with a cat?• List of questions we saw somewhere and we decided to answer them?• Jokes?• Imitating someone?• Fact?• Idea?• Music?• Life?
5. AnswerALL OF THE ABOVE AND MORE…!
7. • “Mimeme” from Ancient Greek μίμημα (mīmēma) “Something imitated”• Coined by the British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Gene (1976)• Concept for discussion of evolutionary principles in explaining the spread of ideas and cultural phenomena.
8. “Just as genes propagate themselves in the gene pool by leaping from body to body via sperms or eggs, so memes propagate themselves in the meme pool by leaping from brain to brain via a process which, in the broad sense, can be called imitation.”
12. “Once an idea has taken hold of the brain, it is almost impossible to eradicate” -- Inception (2010)• Highly Visual Content• Instant Accessibility• Tailor-made for Viral• Humour, Weapon or Both!• Platforms for Social Change
13. Memes in Popular Indian Culture
14. • Memes are being passed on to you in altered form• Idea of purpose is only a metaphor• Example: Films in India – Malayalam film – Burkha• Cultural References• Influences: Instrinsic (Genes)• Influences: Extrinsic (Surroundings & Upbringing)