Fandoms

Fandom (consisting of fan [fanatic] plus the suffix -dom, as in kingdom, freedom, etc.) is a term used to refer to a subculture composed of fans characterized by a feeling of sympathy and camaraderie with others who share a common interest. Fans typically are interested in even minor details of the object(s) of their fandom and spend a significant portion of their time and energy involved with their interest, often as a part of a social network with particular practices (a fandom); this is what differentiates "fannish" (fandom-affiliated) fans from those with only a casual interest.A fandom can grow up centered around any area of human interest or activity.
Posts about Fandoms
  • An Introduction to Memes and Memetics for Marketers

    … of time. More complex memes like social group identities including religions and various fandoms, often score higher on the longevity scale. Building in a reason to return to your content can help boost it’s longevity. Applied Memetics A specific branch of memetics, applied memetics, further reverse engineers the ingredients of a successful meme…

    Dan Zarrella/ Dan Zarrellain Social- 14 readers -
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    With popular posts titled “On My Butchness” and the brilliant “Dirtbag Teddy Roosevelt,” the Toast is not your typical blog. Needless to say, you won’t find the 118th recap of one of the “Real Housewives” installments. You also won’t find contrived outrage. Instead, the Toast tackles everything from literature to “Columbo” to the perils of the natural world, in a tone which is ...

    Caroline Bottger/ Digiday- 10 readers -