💬 We need a new word: Memidemic Replied to We need a new word: Memidemic When something positive goes memidemic, it is spreading, and we want it to spread. We want to share the joy of it spreading. We want to see it shared, re-shared, and enjoyed. The word ‘viral’ doesn’t suggest that. Your discussion of ‘memidemic’ reminds me of a post from a few years ago documenting the spread of ideas. Cory Doctorow uses the metaphor of dandelions.