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Unformatted text preview: Mengheng Li Jeff Schurman, CAE Assignment #2 – Going Viral Among those people who say that they enjoy traveling, there is a man called Matt Harding has made his dream not only come true, but also viral on internet. As one of the video game designer of Destroy All Humans! , he posted his videos showing him dancing in front of various famous landscapes and street scenes across numerous countries. In just a few weeks, the videos went viral on YouTube, and Matt also became an internet celebrity and was called as Dancing Matt by his fans. Matt Harding and his videos can be viewed as the universal novelty. His forth video "Where the Hell is Matt (2008)?" was visited over four million times in only two weeks, and up till now, has even got over 34,398,764 hits and ranked #83 on YouTube. 12 They have also created dual value of entertaining and profit. Matt’s videos are legitimate and functional. Though awkward but genuine dance, he showed his simple, pure and optimistic spirits to his the audience, while did not make people feel he is playing to the gallery. Lots of and optimistic spirits to his the audience, while did not make people feel he is playing to the gallery....
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- Fall '09
- Viral videos, Matt Harding, Destroy All Humans!