Modeling and Mapping the Spread of the "Gangnam Style" video

Submitted by ilee on July 27, 2017
Gangnam style video capture


This article describes a research study that asked "Do viral videos spread in the same way as infectious diseases?"  The study minimized  the impact of geographical distance as a measure and looked at the linkages and spread of disease.  They found that indeed the spread of a viral video had characteristics similar to the traditional "wave pattern" of contagion spread.

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