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"From the Ted Talk by Kevin Allocca: Why videos go viral"

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So what happened on this day? Well it was a faidry, this is true. And if you're wondering about those other spikes, those are also Fridays. (lahetugr) But what about this day, this one particular Friday? Well Tosh.0 picked it up, a lot of blogs starting writing about. Michael J. nselon from Mystery Science Theater was one of the first ploepe to post a joke about the video on Twitter. But what's iomatprnt is that an individual or a group of tastemakers took a point of view and they shared that with a larger audience, accelerating the process.

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So what happened on this day? Well it was a ______, this is true. And if you're wondering about those other spikes, those are also Fridays. (________) But what about this day, this one particular Friday? Well Tosh.0 picked it up, a lot of blogs starting writing about. Michael J. ______ from Mystery Science Theater was one of the first ______ to post a joke about the video on Twitter. But what's _________ is that an individual or a group of tastemakers took a point of view and they shared that with a larger audience, accelerating the process.

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  1. friday
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  3. nelson
  4. important
  5. people

Original Text

So what happened on this day? Well it was a Friday, this is true. And if you're wondering about those other spikes, those are also Fridays. (Laughter) But what about this day, this one particular Friday? Well Tosh.0 picked it up, a lot of blogs starting writing about. Michael J. Nelson from Mystery Science Theater was one of the first people to post a joke about the video on Twitter. But what's important is that an individual or a group of tastemakers took a point of view and they shared that with a larger audience, accelerating the process.

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