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"Blue Robe Guy" Boston Marathon Bombings Internet Meme

Internet meme that reflects self-criticizing humor of Reddit's attempts to label suspects.

This content was uploaded by a student in Victoria Papa's Advanced Writing for the Social Sciences course at Northeastern University in Fall 2013. The students in the course each created two exhibits, the first directed toward a public audience and the…

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#Bostonstrong Image

Blue and Yellow image of the hashtag "#BostonStrong" followed by

"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…

Red, white and blue Boston Strong

Piece of paper with the title "Boston Strong" in red, white and blue American flag font.

"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…

Boston Strong with American flag heart

American flag in the shape of the heart with "Boston Strong" written below

"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…

Boston Strong "wrong city to mess with"

Blue and white image of the Boston skyline above the title "Boston Strong" with O's changed for the IAABO logo and an American flag ribbon. The subtitle for the image reads "Wrong city to mess with"

"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…

Red Sox Boston Strong sign

A young Red Sox fan holds a handmade sign that says "Boston Strong" next to others holding Boston Strong signs

"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…

"How we respond to evil" note

Handwritten note that says "If you want to know who we are, what America is, how we respond to evil, that's it: selflessly, compassionately, UNAFRAID. Boston 4/15/13"

"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…

Copley Square with Boston Strong ribbon overlay

Image of the Copley Square marathon memorial with the Boston Strong blue and yellow ribbon and "Boston Strong" text overlaid on the picture

"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…

Boston arms

A group of people wrote Boston on their arms in support of the marathon

"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…

Marathon spectators are Boston Strong

Picture of two women making a peace sign with the caption "Boston Marathon 2013 Boston Strong"

"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…