Updated: 09/12/2023 by Computer Hope

Viral may refer to any of the following:

1. Viral describes a web page, video, or social media post viewed or shared by many people online, spreading like a biological virus.

What was the first viral video?

The video 405 is widely considered to be the first viral video on the Internet.

Viral usage example

"Over a million views in four days! My YouTube video has gone viral!"

Other viral video examples

Below are other examples of viral videos on YouTube. In this list, we've ordered these videos by the most views as of 2023 and also listed the year released. Clicking any of the links opens the video.

2. The term viral may describe a spyware, Trojan, virus, or malware computer infection.

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