S3E4: The Great Firewall of China
Memes in China are silly, they're based on puns, and they're driving the government crazy. Chinese memes are flourishing under the country's censored internet and, despite the risks, memes are used to communicate political dissent. Harvard researcher and technologist An Xiao Mina explains how the more censored the internet is, the more important the meme, and how the internet in the US isn't that much different than China's.What are your Strong Opinions? Let me know! Instagram: @popculturepirateTwitter: @popcultpirateHashtag: #SOLHpod #StrongOpinionsLooselyHeld See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Duration: 19 min