Viral Videos

What is a viral video?
Why do videos go viral?
Do you have any favourite viral videos?

Choose one of these viral videos.

How does it fit the criteria laid out by the TED and BBC speakers?
Is it professionally produced, or amateur?
Was it intended to be viral?

Double Rainbow


Nyan Cat

Charlie bit my finger

Keyboard cat

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Chocolate Rain

Diet Coke and Mentos

The Annoying Orange

Honey Badger

Spider Dog

This academic paper suggests some more reasons why videos go viral
Why Videos Go Viral

Now, with a partner, plan a viral video of your own. Share your ideas with another team.


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