> On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 10:45:33PM +0100, Rob Myers wrote:
>> On 05/08/2012 05:52 PM, Morlock Elloi wrote:
>>> The curiously absent question is why there should be "social media" in the
>>> first place, and 'media' in general.
> Notice that memes and image macros are a regression to pictorial signs.
Image macros are an indexical and ironic discourse of interrelated
images put into tension with text. I'm not sure that images represent a
regression, post-dating language as they do.