re:publica 2016 – MEMEWARS: of gif campaigns and gamer politics

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re:publica 2016 – MEMEWARS: of gif campaigns and gamer politics

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“YES WE CAN”, “Putin rides a horse”, “Merkel’s hands”, the Donald Trump phenomenon: modern politicians are learning the power of memes. Use it, shape it, or somebody else will. As the meme subculture enters mainstream politics, organised political campaigners are entering the meme factories of Reddit, 4chan, Imgur, 9GAG, etc. Identity issues and gamer culture mix with discussions on taxes and foreign policy. Come for a brief overview of memewars and what they tell us about the future of politics.

Speaker: Victor Fleurot, Leonard Cohen

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re:publica: Eine jährliche Konferenz über Blogs, soziale Medien und die digitale Gesellschaft in Berlin. / re:publica is Europe’s most exciting and Germany’s biggest conference when it comes to blogs, social media, and our society in the digital age.



  • re-publica.de

    re-publica.de

    re:publica: Eine jährliche Konferenz über Blogs, soziale Medien und die digitale Gesellschaft in Berlin. / re:publica is Europe’s most exciting and Germany’s biggest conference when it comes to blogs, social media, and our society in the digital age.