WONDER #754: What Does it Mean to Go Viral?

Question 1 of 3

"Going viral" means...

  1. sharing something via email or social media that spreads quickly to millions of people online.
  2. many people having the same idea at one time.
  3. going completely without the Internet for a week.
  4. sharing a video that gets no views.

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following does NOT make a video more likely to go viral?

  1. Short length
  2. Funny or interesting
  3. Advertises a product
  4. Connected to world events

Question 3 of 3

In what year did the term "viral video" come around?

  1. 1990
  2. 2019
  3. 1945
  4. 2009

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