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2016 in comics: What does it take to go viral on social media?

From the dress and Harambe memes to Pen Pineapple Apple Pen

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Dec 30, 2016 17:16 IST
Poorva Joshi and Shrikrishna Patkar
Poorva Joshi and Shrikrishna Patkar
Hindustan Times
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From The Dress memes in 2015 - a photo that became a viral meme when viewers disagreed over whether the item of clothing was black and blue or white and gold - to the Pen Pineapple Apple Pen - the quirky music video by Japanese comedian Daimaou Kosaka, with 10million hits on YouTube - in 2016, there is no saying what can, or can’t go viral on social.

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First Published: Dec 30, 2016 00:00 IST