• Overlapping

    Memes

    I love it when topics I’m learning about overlap in multiple classes, for example: memes. In my digital studies class we talked about the spread and creation of memes, and in my rhetorical criticisms class we talked about their origin and purpose. In digital studies 101 digital ethics are discussed and debated nearly every class. When it comes to memes we debated whether or not it is ethical to use someone else’s image as a reaction and include text that they did not approve of. My stance is that it depends on whether or not this meme will tarnish the subject’s digital identity and if the answer is yes, then…