Why videos become viral | Kevin Allocca


Kevin Allocca is YouTube's director of trends, and he has deep thoughts about stupid web video. In this speech TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons why a video becomes viral. (This is the first conference posted from an amazing TEDYouth event.) Many more will be online next month as part of our TED-Ed launch. We can not wait …)

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29 thoughts on “Why videos become viral | Kevin Allocca”

  1. There are a tons of reasons as to why some things go viral and others don't. When human psychology is involved its about how the person is feeling at the time if the press the share button.

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