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Old 22 February 2017, 05:41 PM
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Computer Why a viral video of a cyclist's revenge on catcallers may not be all it seems

I've seen the viral video of a female cyclist tearing the wing mirror from catcaller’s van on Facebook and other sites and it's even being featured on news sites but that little corporate logo of a gorilla in the bottom left corner made me suspicious.

It turns out that's the logo of Jungle Creations, who are "an online media house of publications specialising in viral marketing, content creation and social media strategy" according to their Twitter page.

I wasn't the only one who spotted that!
Usually, videos are licensed by companies after they go viral. Those companies then sell them on to news organisations. In this case, the video was uploaded directly by one such company, Viral Thread, which is owned by Jungle Creations.

On its website Jungle Creations says: “We create and curate the best content on the internet to entertain and engage our audience of over 21 million followers.”
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Old 22 February 2017, 05:50 PM
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