What makes a video go viral?

#BBCTrending as been asking ‘What makes a video go viral?’. BBC Trending talked to social news luminaries from Gawker, BuzzFeed and Mashable to find out what elements are more likely to make a video trend.

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Of all the millions of videos posted online each day - of cats and kids, sports and war, mundane moments and earth-shattering events - how do some clips rise above the fray? In other words: what makes a video go viral?

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