Viral Videos - Transcript
A viral video is a video that becomes popular through Internet sharing, usually through video sharing websites such as YouTube. It is called a viral video because it spreads from person to person much like a virus.
Viral videos may be serious, but they are most often entertaining or humorous. One of the most viral videos of all time was a music video by a Korean pop star. The video was called “Gangnam Style” and included humorous scenes and funny dancing.
Sometimes people become famous after appearing in viral videos. This is not always good. Some young people in viral videos became the victims of bullying. In some places it is illegal to post videos of someone without their permission.