We know, it's a little meta, a viral video about viral videos. But how could we resist, when this parody encapsulates all we've ever wanted to know about making a video an online sensation.
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"Buyral" seems to have tapped into the future of viral and is working to make viewers themselves obsolete -- as long as it gets the clicks.
And Buyral looks like it has the edge in viral innovation, not only enlisting the elderly, but even the youngest of tots to be click engineers. And don't forget those "clickterns," making it possible for videos to explode, all without the messy job of getting real people to watch them.
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This company even seems to have figured out that anyone can make a video go viral -- it takes no skill, just outsourcing and an algorithm. And a lot of laptops and mice.
But we're lucky someone has figured out the anatomy of a viral video. If not, then how would Mashable even have its Watercooler?
And don't forget, with all that clicking -- you gotta stretch.
Have you ever made a viral video? Tell us about it in the comments below.
A new “Simon’s Cat” video hit the web Saturday, and this one gets into the competitive spirit of the Olympics … with a snail race.
This story originally published on Mashable here.