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The Memechart

Last posted Dec 14, 2010 at 04:43PM EST. Added Nov 20, 2010 at 12:37AM EST
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That’s my next project. I’m going to attempt to create a massive chart detailing which memes spread from which hubs, how they’re related, trends, the works.

Wish me luck.

Nov 20, 2010 at 12:37AM EST

I’m going to require some assistance. Contribute by listing memetic hubs and parent memes and things like that.

Nov 20, 2010 at 12:49AM EST

tell me some specifics of what you need and ill try and do some digging

Nov 25, 2010 at 11:20PM EST

I need memetic hubs. Like 4chan, Youtube, and Viral media. Here’s a super-rough Powerpointed version.

The toughest part here is going to be arranging the hubs to accommodate everything. Perhaps Venn diagrams aren’t the way to go…

Nov 25, 2010 at 11:42PM EST

Have you thought about making this with ? Might be a little hard to make it exactingly laid out, but would definitely be pretty neato to zoom around in.

However it’s done, +1 this idea.

Last edited Nov 26, 2010 at 01:37AM EST
Nov 26, 2010 at 01:36AM EST

With venn diagram circles, overlaping may prove hard. I wish you lukc in this, it would be a great help to the site. I’ll try to help if I can.

Nov 26, 2010 at 11:03AM EST

I like this.

Nov 26, 2010 at 01:59PM EST

What I’d really like to do this on is some kind of online flowchart thing. Like a multi-branching bubble chart. Like K’nex, but label-able. If anyone knows a site like that, that would be great.

Nov 27, 2010 at 06:26PM EST


This is the site of the future Memechart. You can watch it grow.

Nov 30, 2010 at 09:46PM EST

Not bad, Jack.
Great initiative.

Dec 01, 2010 at 08:25AM EST

Brilliant work so far, well done!

EDIT: maybe you could do without those first two bubble, and just have the hubs (youtube, 4chan etc.) spreading out from the centre.

Last edited Dec 01, 2010 at 11:19AM EST
Dec 01, 2010 at 11:17AM EST


Dec 01, 2010 at 10:55PM EST

Brilliant work so far! it’s much clearer now everythign comes from the centre : )

Dec 02, 2010 at 12:16PM EST

Nice work! it looks much cleaner and more professional now.

Dec 04, 2010 at 02:47PM EST

Awesome project, CandleJack! Mind if we spotlight it frontfeed? can’t wait to see how this pans out

Dec 05, 2010 at 12:28AM EST

I think you should put all of the popular sites like: youtube, 4chan, etc. and then have the meme’s coming out of them like a family tree or something…

Dec 05, 2010 at 03:16PM EST

Muffin wrote:

I think you should put all of the popular sites like: youtube, 4chan, etc. and then have the meme’s coming out of them like a family tree or something…

Dec 05, 2010 at 05:53PM EST

The problem with this sort of project is the complicated fact that so many memes come from a combination of sources. For instance, you’ve got “Slowpoke” under 4chan. That’s where it was made into an Internet meme, but then it also is a character from a video game/cartoon show. I doubt that there’s any simple two-dimensional graph that can show those sorts of relationships when there are so many of them in so many different permutations.

Dec 05, 2010 at 09:40PM EST

Great work so far, gentlemen. Relevant to my interest.

Dec 07, 2010 at 04:11PM EST

People have been sending me requests on Pearltrees asking to team up on the MemeChart.

The problem is, I don’t know who they are. If you’ve sent a team-up request, or want to, pm me so I know who you are. I’m not going to let just anyone edit this thing.

Dec 14, 2010 at 04:43PM EST

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