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The blank YouTube video with 100,000 views

What do you need to do to make a video go viral? Cats? Jetpacks? A shark attack? A blank screen with no images and no sound? Apparently it’s any and all of these. For those that want to push their view count over six figures, all that’s required is any old video and some cash.

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