This was my first tweet, back in November 2008. Nothing witty or awe-inspiring. I was just sharing a simple update about something I was doing at that time. If you’ve ever heard Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, talk about…
I could try to break down the meaning and history of the meme, but there’s no fun in that. I’d rather just tell you a known fact: memes rule the Internet.
That’s because in the Internet of things, visuals are just as compelling as (if not more compelling than) words.
Have you ever heard of the saying, “Just follow the trend”? Of course, you have.
No matter how individualistic some of us think we are, most people survive by riding the wave of some big trend. That’s how the stock market works. And that’s certainly how the Web works.