the condition or fact of being rapidly spread or popularized by means of people communicating with each other, especially through the internet: We’re looking for ways to increase the virality of our web content.
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How to use virality in a sentence
I also think about the power of virality to transport something outside of the somewhat limited world of journalism and those who consume it to much farther reaching audiences.She Photographed Police Abuse at a 2014 BLM March Then Watched the Image Go Viral During Capitol Riot | by Lisa Larson-Walker | January 11, 2021 | ProPublica
Vine, if you recall, was the popular short-form video app that Twitter acquired, grew really well for a while as it saw it gain some entertaining virality, but then shut down to focus more attention on — yep — Periscope.Twitter app code indicates that live video broadcasting app Periscope may get shut down | Ingrid Lunden | December 11, 2020 | TechCrunch
Without all of that, popular TikTokers have been unable to regain their virality or revenue on these other platforms.It’ll Take More Than 15 Seconds to Rebuild Virality | Pallabi Munsi | December 2, 2020 | Ozy
Image via MSCHFImage via MSCHFLike everything else MSCHF does, the app is designed with virality in mind.MSCHF’s Push Party raises an unconventional seed round at a $200 million valuation | Lucas Matney | November 9, 2020 | TechCrunch
Social-media companies can, in some cases, control the virality of the hacked material being spread.Why security experts are braced for the next election hack-and-leak | Bobbie Johnson | September 29, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
A successful trend-maker might be able to steer a conversation, but virality remains extremely difficult to predict.
Instead, they saw music videos as a launch pad for a whole new artistic movement: virality.OK Go Is Helping Redefine the Music Video For the Internet Age | Lauren Schwartzberg | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST