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These are the Secrets to Making Something Go Viral

Victor Luckerson writes for Time about what will and what surprisingly will not help your odds of going viral. As it turns out, use of humor does not improve your chances of going viral, nor does securing a famous sponsor. Instead, you need to get psychological, targeting very specific emotions you want to elicit from the viewer. You also want to release the content on a Wednesday, because views peak on the second day of availability, and Wednesday through Friday are the peak days of content sharing. Lastly, prominently displaying your brand in your content does not deter your chances of going viral, so slap a logo on everything. You can read the full article here:

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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