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Internet Meme: Kim Jong-Un meme

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Internet Meme: Kim Jong-Un meme

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Internet Meme: "Patriot Act" meme

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Internet Meme: "Conspiracy Keanu" meme

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Internet Meme: Mr. Rogers Meme

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Internet Meme: "Everyone loses their minds" meme (The Joker; The Dark Knight)

Meme using the popular "Everyone Loses Their Minds" template reads "31 people die in Iraq and that's just part of the plan. But kill two people in Boston and everyone loses their minds." The meme comes from a quote from the movie The Dark Knight in a scene with the Joker when he says "If, tomorrow, I tell the press that, like, a gang banger will…

The Emotional Day of the Boston Marathon

A map of tweets with emotions of 'fear' or 'sadness' during the day of the Boston Marathon Bombings. An interactive version of this visualization, with tweets from the entire week, can be found on Yu-Ru Lin's website.