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Why Videos go Viral, Friday Talk by Kevin Allocca

27 September 2013 BY

Estimated reading time: 0 minutes, 23 seconds

Why does a video on YouTube go viral? It’s a question many would like to see answered, for a simple reason: to create one themselves. That however is not as easy as it seems to be. Sometimes videos stay ‘in the dark’ for a long time to suddenly go viral.

If anyone knows anything about this its Kevin Allocca, who is YouTube’s trends manager. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral.

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Bas van den Beld is a speaker, trainer and online marketing strategist. Bas is the founder of Stateofdigital.com. -- You can hire Bas to speak, train or consult.
  • Dean Marsden

    Thanks for Sharing Bas. Its always fascinated me how Videos go viral but whats more interesting is how they get shared around and get so many views.