All The Facts About Internet Memes

An infographic presents "all the facts" you ever wanted to know about Internet memes and the sites that host them.

For those who don't know, a "meme" is a cultural idea that "self-replicates and spreads among the people." An online meme can take the form of a video, a catchphrase, a website, a joke, an image, or a parody.

The infographic includes an epic mix of some of the funniest, most popular memes in Internet history. Ever wondered about the origins of the Dancing Baby or the Dancing Hamster? Wonder no more!


Who's Buying Stuff Online and Where?

Not all retailers have the same customer base. Of course, that makes sense. But, have you ever wondered how customer bases varied between sites? Obviously Saks Fifth Avenue is going to attract a different clientele than, say, Walmart, but what about the rest? The graphic below illustrates the differences in customer demographics across North America’s largest online retailers. It takes into consideration factors such as: gender, age, education level, income level, and ethnicity. Some of the findings may be surprising: