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How memes in the DRC allow people to laugh at those in power – and themselves

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On "The Conversation" Lesley Nicole Brown and Ribio Nzeza Bunketi Buse look at the creation and circulation of memes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They claims that popular memes have become identified as contagious-like diseases, triggering anxieties and giving rise to ambiguous feeling over digital technology.