Updated: 01/31/2019 by Computer Hope

Viral may refer to any of the following:

1. Viral is a term used to describe a web page, video, or social media post that was viewed or shared by a large number of people online, spreading like a biological virus.

Viral usage example

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

2. The term viral may be used when describing a spyware, Trojan, virus, or malware computer infection.

Internet terms