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Index Viral video

A viral video is a video that becomes popular through a viral process of Internet sharing, typically through video sharing websites, social media and email. [1]

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Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash is a deprecated multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications, mobile games and embedded web browser video players.

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Albino Blacksheep

Albino Blacksheep is an animation website made in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that publishes member submitted digital media.

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All your base are belong to us

"All your base are belong to us" is a popular Internet meme based on a broken English ("Engrish") phrase found in the opening cutscene of the 1992 Mega Drive port of the 1989 arcade video game Zero Wing.

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Ally McBeal

Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002.

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America's Funniest Home Videos

America's Funniest Home Videos (often simply abbreviated to AFHV or its on-air abbreviation AFV) is an American video clip television series on ABC, which features humorous homemade videos that are submitted by viewers.

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Audio Video Interleave

Audio Video Interleave (also Audio Video Interleaved), known by its initials AVI, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of its Video for Windows software.

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Autodesk 3ds Max

Autodesk 3ds Max, formerly 3D Studio and 3D Studio Max, is a professional 3D computer graphics program for making 3D animations, models, games and images.

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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Battle at Kruger

Battle at Kruger is an eight-minute amateur wildlife video that depicts a confrontation between a herd of Cape buffalo, a small group of young lions from a pride, and one crocodile.

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Body worn video

Body worn video (BWV), also known as body cameras and body-worn cameras, or wearable cameras is a wearable audio, video, or photographic recording system.

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Brave New Films

Brave New Films (BNF) is a new media company based in Culver City, California.

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Break.com (formerly Big-boys.com) is an entertainment and humor website founded in 1998 that features comedy videos, flash games, and pictures among other material.

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Bulletin board system

A bulletin board system or BBS (also called Computer Bulletin Board Service, CBBS) is a computer server running software that allows users to connect to the system using a terminal program.

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BuzzFeed, Inc. is an American Internet media company based in New York City.

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Character Studio

Character Studio is a set of tools within Autodesk’s 3DS Max.

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Chocolate Rain

"Chocolate Rain" is a song by American musician Tay Zonday.

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CNN/YouTube presidential debates

The CNN/YouTube presidential debates were a series of televised debates in which United States presidential hopefuls field questions submitted through the video sharing site YouTube.

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Crush on Obama

"Crush on Obama" is an Internet viral video, first posted on YouTube in June 2007 featuring a young woman seductively singing of her love for then-U.S. Senator (later President) Barack Obama.

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Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means.

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Dancing baby

The "Dancing Baby," also called "Baby Cha-Cha," is a 3D-rendered animation of a baby dancing.

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Dave Barry

David McAlister Barry (born July 3, 1947) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author and columnist who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for the Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005.

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David After Dentist

David After Dentist is an Internet phenomenon which started when David DeVore Jr.'s father posted a video on the Internet of his reaction to anesthesia after he had been given oral surgery.

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"Despacito" (English: "Slowly") is a song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee from Fonsi's upcoming studio album.

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Dial-up Internet access

Dial-up Internet access is a form of Internet access that uses the facilities of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) to establish a connection to an Internet service provider (ISP) by dialing a telephone number on a conventional telephone line.

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Dick in a Box

"Dick in a Box" is the debut single by American comedy troupe The Lonely Island, featuring singer Justin Timberlake.

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Dove Real Beauty Sketches

Dove Real Beauty Sketches is a short film produced in 2013 as part of the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty marketing campaign.

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EBaum's World

eBaum's World is a humor/entertainment website that is part of the Literally Media family (Cheezburger, Failblog, Memebase, I Can Has Cheezburger, Know Your Meme).

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Election Day (United States)

In the United States, Election Day is the day set by law for the general elections of federal public officials.

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Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.

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Esmée Denters

Esmée Denters (born 28 September 1988) is a Dutch singer and YouTube celebrity.

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Exclusion zone

An exclusion zone is a territorial division established for various case specific purposes.

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Exploding whale

There have been several cases of whale carcasses bursting (sometimes referred to as "exploding") due to a buildup of gas in the decomposition process.

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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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Fail Blog

Fail Blog (typeset as FAIL Blog) is a comedic blog website created in January 2008.

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Free Hugs Campaign

The Free Hugs Campaign is a social movement involving individuals who offer hugs to strangers in public places.

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Gangnam Style

"Gangnam Style" (강남스타일) is the 18th K-pop single by the South Korean musician Psy.

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Garry McCarthy

Garry Francis McCarthy (born May 4, 1959) is the former Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department.

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The Graphics Interchange Format, better known by its acronym GIF, is a bitmap image format that was developed by a team at the bulletin board service (BBS) provider CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite on June 15, 1987.

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Google Video

Google Video was a free video hosting service from Google, similar to YouTube, that allowed video clips to be hosted on Google servers and embedded on to other websites.

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Homestar Runner

Homestar Runner is a Flash-animated Internet cartoon series created by Mike and Matt Chapman, also known as The Brothers Chaps.

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Hook (filmmaking)

The hook is the nucleus of both a film and its screenplay.

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International Data Group

International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.

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Internet meme

An Internet meme is an activity, concept, catchphrase, or piece of media that spreads, often as mimicry or for humorous purposes, from person to person via the Internet.

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Invisible Children, Inc.

Invisible Children, Inc. is an organization founded in 2004 to increase awareness of the activities of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Central Africa, and its leader, Joseph Kony.

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James Comey

James Brien Comey Jr. (born December 14, 1960) is an American lawyer who was the 7th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 2013 until his dismissal in May 2017.

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JibJab is a digital entertainment studio based in Los Angeles, California.

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Joel Veitch

Joel Veitch (born 28 March 1974) is a British web animator, singer-songwriter, and member of the humour website B3ta.

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Joseph Garrett

Joseph Garrett is an English YouTube commentator who posts videos about the game Minecraft as the character Stampy Cat.

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Journal of Information Technology & Politics

The Journal of Information Technology & Politics is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal that was established in 2004 by Haworth Press as the Journal of E-Government.

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Judson Laipply

Judson Laipply (born March 22, 1976) is an American motivational speaker and dancer from Bucyrus, Ohio.

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Jungle Creations

Jungle Creations is a British digital media company that operates various channels including VT, Twisted, and Nailed It.

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Justin Bieber

Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, actor and songwriter.

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Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge.

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Keith Stroup

Keith Stroup is an attorney and founder of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

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Kevin Nalty

Kevin 'Nalts' Nalty (born May 12, 1969) is a YouTube comedian and partner based in Doylestown, Pennsylvania better known under his YouTube username Nalts.

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Kony 2012

Kony 2012 is a short documentary film produced by Invisible Children, Inc. (authors of Invisible Children).

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Lazy Sunday (The Lonely Island song)

"Lazy Sunday" is a single and short video by American comedy troupe The Lonely Island.

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Life (magazine)

Life was an American magazine that ran regularly from 1883 to 1972 and again from 1978 to 2000.

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List of Internet phenomena

This is a partial list of social and cultural phenomena specific to the Internet, also known as Internet memes, such as popular themes, catchphrases, images, viral videos, and jokes.

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List of most-viewed YouTube videos

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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List of viral music videos

This is a partial list of viral music videos, that gained rapid attention on the Internet.

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List of viral videos

This is a partial list of viral videos, including those that are music videos, that gained rapid attention on the Internet.

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LiveLeak is a video sharing website located in London, United Kingdom that lets users post and share videos.

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LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC is an American video game publisher and licensor.

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Metacafe is a video-sharing website that specializes in short-form video entertainment in the categories of movies, video games, sports, music and TV.

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Miley Cyrus

Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus; November 23, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

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Minecraft is a sandbox video game created by Swedish game designer Markus Persson, better known as Notch, who later went on to found Mojang, which has since been the developer and publisher of Minecraft.

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Mitt Romney

Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007 and was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 election.

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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is an American non-profit organization based in Washington, DC whose aim is to move public opinion sufficiently to achieve the legalization of non-medical marijuana in the United States so that the responsible use of cannabis by adults is no longer subject to penalty.

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New Line Cinema

New Line Cinema is an American film production studio a part of Warner Bros. Entertainment.

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Newgrounds.com Inc. is an American online entertainment and social media website and company, operated under Newgrounds Inc.

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—formerly, abbreviated "Nico-dō"—is a Japanese video sharing service on the web.

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Numa Numa (video)

Numa Numa is an Internet meme based on a video by American vlogger Gary Brolsma made after the song "Dragostea Din Tei" as performed by O-Zone.

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Off Book

Off Book is a web show on digital culture and art created for PBS by Kornhaber Brown, a Webby award-winning production studio that creates web series, videos, and motion graphics.

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Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.

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Popular culture

Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.

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Positive feedback

Positive feedback is a process that occurs in a feedback loop in which the effects of a small disturbance on a system include an increase in the magnitude of the perturbation.

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Park Jae-sang (born December 31, 1977), known professionally as Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.

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QIP Holder, LLC, doing business as Quiznos, is a franchised fast-food restaurant brand based in Denver, Colorado, that specializes in offering toasted submarine sandwiches.

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Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Israel Emanuel (born November 29, 1959) is an American politician, who is the 44th and current mayor of Chicago.

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Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness (originally made as Tell Your Children and sometimes titled as The Burning Question, Dope Addict, Doped Youth, and Love Madness) is a 1936 American propaganda film revolving around the melodramatic events that ensue when high school students are lured by pushers to try marijuana—from a hit and run accident, to manslaughter, suicide, attempted rape, hallucinations, and descent into madness due to marijuana addiction.

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Seeding agency

A seeding agency is a social media advertising agency which places branded films on websites, messageboards and online communities that are heavily frequented by users.

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Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that ran for nine seasons on NBC, from 1989 to 1998.

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Shock site

A shock site is a website that is intended to be offensive or disturbing to its viewers.

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Shooting of Laquan McDonald

The shooting of Laquan McDonald took place on October 20, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois.

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Sick Puppies

Sick Puppies is an Australian rock at AllMusic band, formed in 1997.

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Social media

Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.

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Something Awful

Something Awful (SA) is a comedy website housing a variety of content, including blog entries, forums, feature articles, digitally edited pictures, and humorous media reviews.

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Sons of Maxwell

Sons of Maxwell is a Canadian music duo who perform both traditional Celtic folk music and original compositions with a pop-folk sound.

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South Park

South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Brian Graden for the Comedy Central television network.

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Star Wars Kid

Star Wars Kid is a viral video made in 2002 by Ghyslain Raza, NewsWeek, Jessica Bennett in which he wields a golf ball retriever in imitation of Darth Maul's lightsaber moves from the film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, hence the name.

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Stickam was a live-streaming video website that launched in 2005.

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Streisand effect

The Streisand effect is a phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the Internet.

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TeacherTube is a video sharing website similar to, and based on, YouTube.

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The Little Kicks

"The Little Kicks" is the 138th episode of the American television sitcom Seinfeld.

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The Lonely Island

The Lonely Island is an American comedy trio, formed by Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone in Berkeley, California in 2001.

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The Oprah Winfrey Show

The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986 to May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.

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The Spirit of Christmas (short film)

Spirit of Christmas is the name of two different animated short films made by Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

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United Breaks Guitars

"United Breaks Guitars" is a trio of protest songs by Canadian musician Dave Carroll and his band, Sons of Maxwell.

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United States presidential election, 2008

The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 2012

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.

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Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.

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Upworthy is a website for viral content started in March 2012 by Eli Pariser, the former executive director of MoveOn, and Peter Koechley, the former managing editor of The Onion.

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User-generated content

User-generated content (UGC), alternatively known as user-created content (UCC), is any form of content created by users of a system or service and made available publicly on that system.

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Veoh is an Internet television company based in San Diego, California.

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The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.

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Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media.

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Vine (service)

Vine was a short-form video hosting service where users could share six-second-long looping video clips.

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Viral marketing

Viral marketing or viral advertising is a business strategy that uses existing social networks to promote a product.

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Viral phenomenon

Viral phenomena are objects or patterns that are able to replicate themselves or convert other objects into copies of themselves when these objects are exposed to them.

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Web traffic

Web traffic is the amount of data sent and received by visitors to a website.

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WorldStarHipHop is a content-aggregating video blog.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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YTMND, an initialism for "You're the Man Now, Dog", is an online community centered on the creation of hosted memetic web pages (known within the community as fads, YTMNDs or sites) featuring a juxtaposition of an image (still or short animation) centered or tiled along with optional large zooming text and a looping sound file.

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The Zeitgeist is a concept from 18th to 19th-century German philosophy, translated as "spirit of the age" or "spirit of the times".

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