What Memes Mean: Frictionless Sharing, Cool, Annoyance, and Positive Privacy

Each Wednesday in What Memes Mean, Kirk Bozeman questions the significance, humor, and subtexts of viral videos, memes, and other Internet fads.Facebook introduced us to the concept of "frictionless sharing" last year, with good ol’ Zuck telling us about a number of exciting new apps that would be able to automatically share music, articles, and video to our Facebook feed (which was soon to become some sort of "Timeline"). No extra buttons to push, no extra mouse clicks (i.e., no "friction"), a … [Read more...]


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