Friday, March 9, 2012

Why Videos go viral- great insight from youtube

Given the all the discussion about the KONY 2012 viral video this TED talk seems very appropriate.

48 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute!

As described in the video above, it takes three things to make a video go viral:

taste makers, community, unexpectedness.

But these viral video can serve a more useful purpose than just entertainment.  It is and will be a great way to spread new ideas.

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