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.
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  • An Introduction to Memes and Memetics for Marketers

    …. First coined by Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, the word meme is a neologism derived from the Greek mimeme, meaning “to imitate.” The book was a study on a biological evolution from the point of view that genes succeed at replicating not because they are good for their carriers, but because they are good at replicating, hence…

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