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What are the best examples of memes, and other forms of internet culture, that have successfully bridged understanding between cultures?

Continuing the conversation from An Xiao Mina’s fascinating TEDGlobal Talk and Found In Translation Session, we wanted to ask: what are the best examples of internet culture that have successfully bridged understanding between cultures? How and why does online creativity differ depending on the freedom or censorship imposed by different governments? Why do images, such as rubber ducks replacing tanks, spread so quickly around the world?

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    Jun 28 2013: Laughing out loud or LOL. I am sure it induced more laughter in contexts people would not feel sure about a decade ago. LOL does not mean a feeling of exhilaration though, it has come to be accepted globally as an amused exclamation. One thing is certain - everybody in every culture understands LOL.
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      Jul 7 2013: What's cool about this particular example is that every culture seems to have their own way of typing how they laugh. In Thailand, "55555" apparently sounds like "hahahaha", and in Uganda, a lot of folks have been using "*dead" (as in dying of laughter) for funny jokes and "*dead and buried" for even funnier ones. Are there specific ways of saying "LOL" in your part of the world?