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Can You Architect Virality? Absolutely. Here's How

Rajat Paharia | Posted 05.31.2014 | TED Weekends
Rajat Paharia

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgOnce you start to understand what motivates people to engage with your content - whether that's a video, a blog post or some other experience - you can begin to build vibrant communities of participation. And today, since almost everything we do involves technology, it's getting easier and easier to determine what those motivators are.

3 Ways To Make Your Business Go Viral

Laura St. John | Posted 05.28.2014 | TED Weekends
Laura St. John

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgDon't forget that unexpectedness can also have more to do with showing that you are human. Being authentic. Not being afraid to show your vulnerable side. Whether it's a video, or real life, these moments demonstrate something in human nature that we can all relate to.

Viral Inspiration

Yalda T. Uhls | Posted 05.28.2014 | TED Weekends
Yalda T. Uhls

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI believe that TED Youth and YouTube together have great potential -- to inspire youth to use these powerful platforms to change the world and tell great stories. Moreover, as a psychologist who studies how these simple and easily accessible online tools shape youth values, I thought he missed an opportunity to inspire the youth who were so eagerly listening to his speech.

WATCH: 3 Secrets Behind Why YouTube Videos Go Viral

TEDTalks | Posted 05.28.2014 | TED Weekends

kevin allocca

Rebecca Black. Double rainbows. Nyan cat. Why do some videos made by ordinary people become internet sensations? And what do the videos we love say about who we are? YouTube's Kevin Allocca breaks it down in this nostalgic viral video tour.

Andy Campbell

Can You Spot The Meme In Each Of These Costumes? | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.05.2013 | Weird News

What do you get when Nyan Cat, Hipster Ariel, and the Silent Fox get together in Brooklyn and drink until their dance moves improve? HalloMEME, a p...

Grumpy Cat vs. Nyan Cat

Posted 07.10.2013 | Comedy

If you're like us, you've always wondered who would win in a rap battle between Grumpy Cat and Nyan Cat... despite the fact that one's a cat and one's...

WATCH: Internet's Cutest Cats Line-Up Big Movie

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment

Lil Bub, one of the internet's favorite felines, gets a big screen close-up this year when "Lil Bub & Friendz" hits the Tribeca Film Festival. Fans, h...

Finally, Lil Bub Gets Her Own Documentary

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.13.2013 | Weird News

Lil Bub was born a star. The perma-kitten, with her ridiculous tongue and gigantic eyes, finally has the documentary treatment she deserves. It's n...

RIP Nyan Cat: A Musical Tribute by Keyboard Cat

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.03.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Courtesy of What's Trending, YouTube's famous Keyboard Cat pays a chill, musical tribute to Marty the cat -- the inspiration behind the wildly famous...

YouTube's Most Outrageous Halloween Pet Costumes

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.26.2012 | Style
Shira Lazar

YouTube is famously reliable for its source pool of hilarious, adorable, and compellingly shareable dog and cat videos. So, with October nearing an end, What's Trending took the opportunity to compile the best of these furry friends' costumes for Halloween 2012!

Your Meme-Inspired Style Guide

Posted 08.24.2012 | Teen

Over the past few months, Bel from the Tumblr Cartoon Closets has totally pwned our style coverage, from her geektastic clothes inspired by "The Aveng...

Cats: Help End a Vicious Interspecies Scam

Alf LaMont | Posted 08.14.2012 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

Owning a cat is the equivalent of allowing a self obsessed and violent psychotic into your home.

WATCH: The Funniest Moments From The Webbys

Posted 05.23.2012 | Comedy

It was a night for the nerds at The Webby Awards last night, as the evening was hosted by Patton Oswalt and the Person of the Year award was given to ...

Jason Gilbert

What Was The Best Meme Of The Year? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

Noted astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson vs. Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann vs. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton vs. a kitten with a Pop T...

WATCH: Happy Nyan Year!

Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

We're just going to say it: Nyan Cat is the Yule Log of New Year's Eve 2012. Hit the mute button, put him on the big screen, and may your 2012 be the ...

PHOTO: Nyan Cat Wins Christmas

Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy

Taking the Christmas tree down is always a sad time, heralding as it does the end of holiday season. But we imagine that, for this couple, taking down...

Urlies 2011: Vote For The Best Viral Videos Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy

Every December Urlesque celebrates the best web culture trends of the year with awards called the Urlies. This year, along with our partners at HuffPo...

PHOTOS: The BEST Internet Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 12.29.2011 | Comedy

Still looking for the perfect Halloween costume? Trying to figure out how to be topical with your wardrobe choices, but not quite sure how to pull it ...

13 LOL-Worthy Halloween Costume Ideas

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 12.07.2011 | Comedy

Want to have the funniest costume this Halloween, but coming up a little short in the "ideas" department? Well, if the inappropriate ideas didn't ...

WATCH: Why Is This A Thing?

Posted 11.08.2011 | Comedy

We know that "meta is funny" is a pretty tried-and-true Internet law, but we're not quite sure why these videos have gone as viral as they have. The s...

WATCH: Grandma Reacts To Viral Videos

Posted 11.07.2011 | Comedy

We all know kids have a lot to say about viral videos, but thus far grandmas have been left out of the mix. Surely they have opinions on laughing babi...

PICTURE: Hurricane Irene Not THAT Scary

Posted 10.26.2011 | Comedy

While the East coast braces for our second natural disaster of the week, it's no surprise that people are starting to get a little worried. Whethe...

WATCH: Say 'Nyanything'

Posted 10.12.2011 | Comedy

Oh Nyan cat. Like so many memes, you refuse to die. But then again, when it's so easy to work Nyan cat into mashups, make international versions of...

WATCH: Rebecca Black, Nyan Cat Piano Mashup Shockingly Good

Posted 09.25.2011 | Comedy

This shouldn't have happened. But it did, and it's amazing. If you had asked us what we thought a piano version of the Nyan Cat theme played at the...

WATCH: Americ-Nyan Cat

Posted 09.03.2011 | Comedy

We know days like July 4th force you to step away from your computer with the hamburger grilling and fireworks watching and sunburn acquiring, which c...