Definitions

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  • adv. In a viral fashion; often specifically in the context of viral marketing
  • adv. Due to, or by means of, a virus or viruses

Etymologies

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viral +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The Obama camp is focused on getting people to buy into a brand ethos and then spreading the word virally via social media.

    Joshua Stylman: Obama Online: Preaching to the Choir Could Cost Him the Election

  • That's not only because Facebook is making it harder to spread the word virally, but also because Facebook will face pressure to increase its share of the revenue flowing through its platform -- just as other platform providers like Google and Microsoft have done in the past.

    Everybody's Got A Social Startup. Here's How To Stand Out - Yahoo! Finance

  • Let your customers spread the word virally about your offer

    Deeplinking

  • Without marketing or communication, some consumers in early markets reacted strongly and spread the word virally to markets that did not yet have the diaper.

    Advertising Age - Homepage

  • They're encouraging early registrants to spread the word virally on those sites. covered an interesting effort by Organic Valley Farms to align itself with Earth Day (and give the holiday a plug as well) by offering free, downloadable "Earth Dinner" playing cards.

    ClickZ News Blog

  • "We are excited to be working with THQ*ICE to help spread the word virally about Dragonica Online," said Dennis Fong, Founder and CEO, Raptr.

    IGN Complete

  • A similar social-networking firm, the Los Angeles-based MySpace, has attracted 12 million members "virally" -- the online equivalent of that old marketing saw, word of mouth.

    HI-TECH'S NEW DAY

  • We are excited to be working with THQ*ICE to help spread the word virally about Dragonica Online, "said Dennis Fong, Founder and CEO, Raptr.

    AskMen.com - HOME PAGE

  • The flyers below have been posted to help promote the screenings virally, which is the cool thing to do nowadays after

    Cinema Blend Feeds

  • Positive stuff that people say about you can spread "virally" through the Internet, she told me.

    Make LinkedIn Help You Find A Job

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