Some of you might be considering using memes to spread your message in viral fashion.
As you know, trying to ‘engineer’ something to become viral goes against the spirit of something being viral in the first place, but one can definitely analyze the traits of popular memes to get a broad sense of what really appeals to most net users, what gets shared?
Here’s an infographic on ‘how to create a viral meme’ that highlights some key traits like appeal to the masses and a certain brand of humor.
Here’s another interesting article on the ‘perfect’ picture on Pinterest that describes key traits of the most repinned photo on the site, revealing a certain character and taste about the users of Pinterest.
So think about your memes carefully, and think about what platforms you are planning to share it on.