How to make a viral video

People share for two major reasons: “a) they altruistically want to share the enjoyment of that video with others or b) they selfishly want to be seen sharing or critiquing that video.”

The dirty secrets in the viral video sausage factory

Viral video is always a hot topic. It’s great theater – an ever-changing, ever-evolving window into Internet zeitgeist that enthralls millions of us every day. Few viral video fans, however, have any idea how videos become popular.