Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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How Lip Sync Battle went from fun Fallon mime to winning prime-time

How Lip Sync Battle went from fun Fallon mime to winning prime-time | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Brian Moylan:  "Beyoncé and Channing Tatum’s appearance on Spike TV’s spin-off shows how far the program has come and that it is anything but ‘too small’ to work" ....

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Memes With Meaning: Why We Create And Share Cat Videos And Why It Matters To People And Brands

Memes With Meaning: Why We Create And Share Cat Videos And Why It Matters To People And Brands | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Abigail Posner:  "Through poetry, art, and philosophy--and now the visual web--we strive to elevate the everyday by feeding our appetite for imagination and discovery."

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A deeper look at the "visual web".

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The Future is Here and it is Grumpy: The Monetization of Memes by Caitlin Burns

The Future is Here and it is Grumpy: The Monetization of Memes by Caitlin Burns | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Caitlin Burns:  "Microcelebrities and in-jokes have gone global. Rare is the life untouched by memes and even if you don’t know their individual formal titles, you’ve probably encountered Scumbag Steve, Nyan Cat or of course– the current Queen of Internet Memes: Grumpy Cat."

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And, here's another informative article for those interested in internet memes:  The lifespan of a meme: The rise and fall of Grumpy Cat and other Internet celebrities.


Note:  The picture of Grumpy Cat, above, is from this second article.

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Normand Miron's curator insight, April 9, 2013 1:00 PM

Memes market. Can't wait to have my first client asking me to make him a memes campaign #buzzcampaign #viralcampaign #talkofthetowncampaign #don'thavebudgetsocreatesomethinghugewithzerodollarsplease #ahwell

Reilly Russell's curator insight, June 23, 2014 12:59 AM

Bow to your new master.

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Mary H. K. Choi on When to Ignore Web Memes

Mary H. K. Choi on When to Ignore Web Memes | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
When you're sternum-deep in the Internet all day, the shifting currents and riptides of the collective are tough to ignore.


DRC: A great article to pass on to all your friends who qualify under Rule 2 ... now you'll need to follow the link to see what I mean.  FOMO :)

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Everything you need to make your own memes

Everything you need to make your own memes | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Jam Kotenko:  "It is the job of every dedicated Internet (over)user to organically know what a meme is – in the simplest terms, it is a popular and usually funny idea or concept that has been passed on from person to person via the Web, usually with a highly visual element and focus" ...

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The Making Of A Viral Vine Sensation: Find Out Why Ryan Gosling Won’t Eat His Cereal

The Making Of A Viral Vine Sensation: Find Out Why Ryan Gosling Won’t Eat His Cereal | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Teressa Iezzi:  "It took another creative Ryan to come up with a Vine-powered combination of a spoonful of cereal and the Gos’s expressive mug. Here’s the story behind the meme."

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It's the little things ... LOL

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annebot's curator insight, May 15, 2013 12:00 AM

Hey it's Gosling, what else do I need to say!?

Angel Jackets's curator insight, June 19, 2013 12:55 PM

Amazing Sale on Drive Jacket Ryan gosling. Free shipping, All this Month

 

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How to Create a Winning Meme [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Create a Winning Meme [INFOGRAPHIC] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Anita Li:  "What's the recipe for a winning meme? One infographic looks at patterns in 100 memes from 1980 to today, and determined the ingredients necessary for a video or photo to take off" ...

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No prizes for guessing that cats are involved. LOL

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, January 14, 2013 2:53 AM

Students create their own meme !

Brad Tollefson's curator insight, January 23, 2013 10:53 PM
Memes through the years...
Liz Bates's curator insight, May 11, 2015 4:50 PM

Image is very good at getting and keep the readers attention. But may distract from data depending how it's used

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Nyan Cat Survives 1 Year as an Internet Sensation

Nyan Cat Survives 1 Year as an Internet Sensation | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"The Internet’s favorite 8-bit animated feline, Nyan Cat, turned 1, and Mashable spoke to the creator of the Pop-Tart-shaped viral sensation."

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