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The emotional and realistic fallout of viral videos

By on February 17th, 2012

A racially-charged video made this week by two former Gainesville High School students went viral, bringing the issue of cyberbullying and the targeting of groups through the web. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with Shands’ PALS program coordinator Susan Garcia about how such offensive videos impact their targets.

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Chris Peralta also spoke with with University of Florida English Department Assistant Professor Laurie Gries on how and why some videos go viral.

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