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

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And who could have predicted any of this? Who could have predicted "Double Rainbow" or Rebecca baclk or "Nyan Cat?" What scripts could you have written that would have contained this in it? In a world where over two days of video get uploaded every minute, only that which is truly uuqnie and unexpected can stand out in the way that these things have. When a friend of mine told me that I needed to see this great video about a guy protesting bicycle fneis in New York City, I admit I wasn't very itrentesed.

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And who could have predicted any of this? Who could have predicted "Double Rainbow" or Rebecca _____ or "Nyan Cat?" What scripts could you have written that would have contained this in it? In a world where over two days of video get uploaded every minute, only that which is truly ______ and unexpected can stand out in the way that these things have. When a friend of mine told me that I needed to see this great video about a guy protesting bicycle _____ in New York City, I admit I wasn't very __________.

Solution

  1. fines
  2. unique
  3. black
  4. interested

Original Text

And who could have predicted any of this? Who could have predicted "Double Rainbow" or Rebecca Black or "Nyan Cat?" What scripts could you have written that would have contained this in it? In a world where over two days of video get uploaded every minute, only that which is truly unique and unexpected can stand out in the way that these things have. When a friend of mine told me that I needed to see this great video about a guy protesting bicycle fines in New York City, I admit I wasn't very interested.

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collocation frequency
million times 5
video bear 3
bear vasquez 3
jimmy kimmel 3

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