Archived Web Site Internet Meme Database | Know Your Meme

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Title
Internet Meme Database | Know Your Meme
Summary
Know Your Meme (KYM) is a website and video series which uses wiki software to document various Internet memes and other online phenomena, such as viral videos, image macros, catchphrases, internet celebrities and more. It also investigates new and changing memes through research, as it commercializes on the culture. Originally produced by Rocketboom, the website was acquired in March 2011 by Cheezburger Network. Know Your Meme includes sections for confirmed, submitted, deadpooled (rejected or incompletely documented), researching, and popular memes.
Created / Published
United States.
Subject Headings
-  Memes
-  Folklore and Mythology
Genre
web site
Form
electronic
Repository
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540 USA
Source Url
knowyourmeme.com/
Access Condition
None
Scopes
-  [Streaming video not enabled.]
-  facebook.com/knowyourmeme (domain)
http://webarchive.loc.gov/all/*/facebook.com/knowyourmeme
-  knowyourmeme.com (domain)
-  tumblr.knowyourmeme.com (domain)
-  twitter.com/knowyourmeme (domain)
http://webarchive.loc.gov/all/*/twitter.com/knowyourmeme
-  youtube.com/knowyourmeme (domain)
http://webarchive.loc.gov/all/*/youtube.com/knowyourmeme
Online Format
web page
Description
Know Your Meme (KYM) is a website and video series which uses wiki software to document various Internet memes and other online phenomena, such as viral videos, image macros, catchphrases, internet celebrities and more. It also investigates new and changing memes through research, as it commercializes on the culture. Originally produced by Rocketboom, the website was acquired in March 2011 by Cheezburger Network. Know Your Meme includes sections for confirmed, submitted, deadpooled (rejected or incompletely documented), researching, and popular memes. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Additional Metadata Formats
MODSXML Record

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Chicago citation style:

Internet Meme Database | Know Your Meme. United States, 2010. Archived Web Site. https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0009692/.

APA citation style:

(2010) Internet Meme Database | Know Your Meme. United States. [Archived Web Site] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0009692/.

MLA citation style:

Internet Meme Database | Know Your Meme. United States, 2010. Archived Web Site. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0009692/>.