Image Macros, Memes, and Viral Content with Tumblr’s Amanda Brennan

When

Monday, October 26, 2015
3:00pm - 4:00pm

2015-10-26 15:00:00 2015-10-26 16:00:00 America/New_York Image Macros, Memes, and Viral Content with Tumblr’s Amanda Brennan Auditorium at the D. H. Hill Library

Where

Event Description

What can memes and other viral phenomena tell us about current events, cultural trends, and the Internet as a historical storytelling platform? Amanda Brennan of Tumblr’s Content and Community team will discuss how beloved and instantly-recognizable memes like LOLCats relate to our online interactions and what they say about us as a society. Brennan is the former librarian-in-residence for Know Your Meme, organizing and cataloging the memes in their collection.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola
919-513-3481

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.

Other Information

This program is part of the NCSU Libraries Creativity and Technology Symposium (C.A.T.S.).