How To Make Literally Anything Go Viral

Episode 3: How to make anything go viral

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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Send gifs to presenter @jamie_wareham

Season 1 is supported by – editorial, making the future more human.

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