By Jessica Pereira Creation “She’s so lucky, she’s a star, but she cry, cry, cries in her lonely heart, thinking: If there’s nothing missing in my life, then why do these tears come at night?” – Lucky by Britney Spears. In this song of the year 2000 Britney Spears shared her discontent with her life as a celebrity. All … Continued
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By Jessica Pereira Creation Pepe the Frog is an anthropomorphic frog that became a viral internet meme. It was created by Matt Furie in 2005 in a comic named Boy’s Club. Pepe the Frog is one of the teenage monster characters among others named Brett, Andy and Landwolf in said comic. However, this character became famous in 2008 on … Continued
During the 2021-2022 academic year, the VIRAL seminar will focus on the many ways we may think about online virality and analyse the circulation of born-digital content. Virality, information circulation and content sharing always involve a heterogeneous arrangement of material, practical and discursive elements. These elements might include signs that may be replicated and/or evolve … Continued
Zotero public library of the HIVI project is under construction but already available here : https://www.zotero.org/groups/3642703/hivi/library (Some references are retrieved from Europresse database and won’t be directly accessible online).
Le séminaire VIRAL s’intéressera au cours de l’année académique 2021-2022 à la viralité en ligne et plus largement aux phénomènes de circulation des contenus nativement numériques. Que l’on parle de viralité, de diffusion de l’information, ou encore de dissémination, de circulation ou de partage des contenus, il s’agit toujours d’appréhender un agencement hétérogène d’éléments matériels, … Continued