1. How to Make a Basic Meme
AN INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO BY TAYLOR ZACHAR
2. What is a Meme?
The Definition by Dictionary.com
a cultural item that is transmitted by repetition in a manner analog
ous to the biological transmission of genes.
An image, video, or text which is spread quickly through the
internet and is shown in many variations
A meme made by Sam Coy
There are a variety of different memes. There are what I call
“picture and text memes” which are pretty much exactly what they
sound like: pictures with humorous texts go with them. These are the
memes we will focus on in this presentation.
Photo by CarlNERV via flickr. BY-NC-SA
4. Making Your Own Memes
First off you could try and make your own memes right from scratch.
Situational memes such as cat breading, Tebowing, Faith-Hilling, etc.
are very easy to recreate on your own with just a camera and a friend
to hold it…. P.S. watch out for trains!!!
5. Making Your Own Memes
There are other ways however to make your own memes
On the web there tons of different websites which allow you to
make your own memes
And many many more
Today we will focus on: http://www.mememaker.net/create
6. Making Your Own Memes
First off go to www.mememaker.net/create
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Once you get to the website you will see a list of base pictures you
will want to choose one.
8. Making Your Own Memes
There are many pictures to choose from for my example I picked
the “one does not simply” or Boromir meme as my base template.
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Once you have chosen your picture you can add captions.
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Once you add caption simply press save and your meme is
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From there you can recaption your meme or share it to various
social networking sites.