The story of why the Harlem Shake and other videos go viral

Jul 19, 2017, 05:00 AM
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This week we explore the history of viral trends, with a special look at the Harlem Shake. Asking how to make content go viral, how content reaches us and how this is changing based on the devices we use?

Guests in this week's show include: Sean O'Brien - 'Dancing Man Found', bullying campaigner Rahul Chopra - CEO Storyful Kyle Edwards - Face of the 'Bad Luck Brian' meme Kevin Ashton - Coined the Internet Of Things term Maggy Van Eijk - Buzzfeed Social Media Editor (now at the BBC Digital Studios) Michel Knobel - Academic and Everyday Literacies Blogger

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Season 1 is supported by www.thememo.com - editorial, making the future more human.