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viral video

A video that spreads quickly via the Internet. It is often a short clip on a video sharing site such as YouTube or Vimeo that people reference in blogs, emails and instant messages.

In 2012, a half-hour documentary was produced by Invisible Children, Inc. about Joseph Kony, head of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Uganda, who was indicted for war crimes in 2005 by the International Criminal Court. Uploaded to the YouTube and Vimeo sharing sites, within a week, the video was viewed by more than 80 million people. See viral marketing.
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Nigeria's foreign affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama has reacted to the viral videos of burning and looting of shops and properties owned by Nigerians in South Africa.
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com/embed/WcuRPzB4RNc"Viral videos are possible to shoot for everything.
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e act spread like wildre through the internet and became one of the best-known viral videos of all time.
The act's popularity spread like wildfire through the internet and became one of the best-known viral videos of all time.