Archive for the 'Viral Wave' Category

Viral Nature of the minds of Children

We are sorry for the lack of updates, but we have just moved to Asia. In the last few months, we have also had the time to ponder a few new ideas. One of us is working with children and we have had time to examine some of the viral aspects of children’s minds. We will be posting an article on this later on this week.

How To Translate The New Into The Old

In this article, we examine why it is so hard to translate the new forms of marketing into old media results. And what to do in order to be able to have the right kind of results.

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Memes, a set of examples, theories and ideas

In this article, we discuss and examine the idea of a meme with theories, examples and reasoning. We concentrate on the memes generated in the blogosphere and in IT, leaving aside cultural and linguistic memes. We also examine the impact that memes have on web site traffic and on the blogosphere.

As described before, a meme refers to a replicator of cultural information that one mind transmits (verbally or by demonstration) to another mind.

In the context of the blogosphere and IT, a meme is an idea, video, story that is transmitted from one user to the next, via a blog based medium, be it a vblog, a blog or a podcast. It empowers the blogosphere to be an almost instant agent of information dissemination, if the memotype of the meme is relevant to enough people.

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del.icio.us, social bookmarking in the context of a viral wave of traffic

(This article was updated at 20:36 EST)

One of the most popular web 2.0 tools is social bookmarking. Even if del.icio.us started out as a way to bookmark and tag your favorites sites and blogs, it has evolved into meme in its own right by indicating trends. These trends manifest themselves by the amount of times a certain link has been saved, or by the del.icio.us/popular and del.icio.us/recent pages from the main site. Also, popurls and reaggregator sites diggdot.us.

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