How the Harlem Shake Happened

I’m sure by now you’ve heard of the Harlem Shake. Who hasn’t, right? Well, you’ve probably had a couple of laughs watching some Harlem Shake videos. But if you’re interested in the concept of virality (how products, services or anything goes viral: used, seen, shared, etc. by millions of people world wide) you probably wondered how this happened and had a hunch that it wasn’t just a coincidence. And you’re right, it wasn’t.

Here’s how it happened: