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

When

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

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.).