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It is not surprising that memes with a religious theme could be called moral memes. But now we can see that even in countries such as the UK where most memes are intended to be funny, these can equally serve as moral memes because often they make fun of politicians or pretentiousness or other behaviour people disprove of.

Have a look at the memes on your own social media, especially the funny ones. Do they seem to you to have any underlying moral message? Please share some examples in the comments below.

Do you have a favourite meme? Have you ever created your own meme and why?

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Why We Post: the Anthropology of Social Media

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