Updated: 06/07/2019 by Computer Hope

A term that first appeared in the 1976 book The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins that is defined as: "a unit of culture transmission, or a unit of imitation." A meme or viral meme is an idea, thought, question, or statement that spreads rapidly and is often used as a reference when talking about something.

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