The Muppets Bohemian Rhapsody video hit YouTube roughly three short weeks ago. Fans swarmed the Muppets' brand spanking new channel to witness the hilarity of puppets imitating iconic rockstars.
Almost 10 million views later, this success proves that the Muppets' YouTube channel (and their Muppets Bohemian Rhapsody video) has the ingredients of creativity and humor to go viral -- big time.
Implications - YouTube has become a huge asset to businesses because it reaches a massive audience. Many businesses have started to create commercials specifically for YouTube, trying to get them to go viral. Usually the best way to get something to go viral is to make something so funny that people feel the need to share it. A viral video, such as the featured Muppets one, has the ability to reach 10 million views in less than a month.
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