Engineering Viral Media

  • February 9, 2011 · 6:30 PM
  • NYU Stern

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Engineering Viral Media

    Topics include:
  • What does it mean for media to be viral?
  • Why does certain content “go viral” while other content does not?
  • Can virality be deliberately “engineered” into a website or does it only happen by chance?
  • What are the essential principles of user behavior, media, and technology for making content viral?
  • How is virality measured? What metrics are worth tracking?
  • Examples of startups successfully “engineered” to go viral
  • Which social networks, API’s and services are most useful in engineering virality?
  • And much more…

    Panelists (alphabetic order):
  • Greg Galant, CEO of Sawhorse Media
  • Adam Pennenberg, Professor of Journalism at NYU, Author of Viral Loop
  • Jonah Peretti, Co-Founder of BuzzFeed and Huffington Post
  • Michael Yavonditte, Founder & CEO of Hashable and

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  • james d.

    Had a really good time, met some great people and learned a lot!

    February 10, 2011

  • T M.

    well run... with stellar guests..... a big Win!

    February 10, 2011

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    Loved it. Definitely go again.

    February 10, 2011

  • Paul

    As always, a top-flight production and well worth the time.

    February 10, 2011

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