Write a story about someone posting a video on social media that goes viral.
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“THE FALL OF A FACADE” by Balogun Ifedayo
Casey felt like she would black out as her heart kept hammering against her chest. Where did things go wrong? How did this happen? She thought as she curled up on her bed with tears streaming down her face. There she stayed unaware of the time passing until the familiar sound of her phone ringing jolted her, she ignored the call, her mind not was not in the right state to receive it, she felt numb. Trying to block out the persistent ring of her phone, she held her pillow to her ears, but it seemed whoever was ringing was not about to give...
“Opinions of a Trending Supernova” by Izzie Q.
Aggie Hicks stood in front of the worn building, holding a sign tightly in her hands. She gripped it so tightly that the edges crumpled slightly, and the corners tore. She had been up all night, using the rays from the moon as a guiding light, working on the sign. Tears of exhaustion and anger shimmered in the corners of her eyes as she stood in front of the school, wordlessly protesting, holding the large piece of extravagantly decorated paper in her hands. The sign plainly s...
“One Click” by Holly Pierce
One click and... done! Oh man, Valerie is gonna kill me, but it was worth it. It's going to ruin her! She told me to keep the video of her gymnastics fail a secret, but it was so hilarious! Valerie, the star cheerleader and gymnast, messing up a cartwheel! I couldn't keep this hilarious video to myself, so I posted it on all my social media accounts. Next thing I knew, it was recommended on all the sites I go on: "Valerie Greene, Star Cheerleader, Messes Up Cartwheel." Everyone was re-posting it, sharing it, reacting to it. It's al...
“Unicorn Blood and Winged Liner” by Erin Webb
“Hello, and welcome to my channel!” I say to the camera, “Today we are going to learn how to do the perfect makeup for school.” If you're wondering, no I'm not famous on youtube, not even close. I'm not exactly the most popular kid in highschool, mostly because I’m the only openly gay kid in my grade. I started my channel in my freshman year because I have always admired James Charles for being amazing and a role model. I only got one subscriber, and it was my mom. I posted my video to youtube and then started to make dinner...
“#epicfails On Repeat.” by Peace Nakiyemba
I wake up to the noise of that video playing. Again. And my wife laughing. How many times can you find the same thing so funny? If I show any signs of being fully awake, she’ll give me the update. Probably up by 200,000 more views. Maybe we are up to 6million views now, or more. The world is bored and I offered a little respite for that in that stupid video. If you are curious about which video I’m talking about, just type ‘Superbaby’ in your YouTube search. Chances are, ours is the first video listed. Other media...
“Forgetting Fame” by Margot Greene
10...9...8...7…Counting down helped. There was always such an intoxicating rush when she did this and it helped her to have this simple routine. She was focused and ready.6...5...4... She shut her eyes, but not too tight. She didn't want to get crows feet, after all. Her appearance was everything. Her makeup had been applied artfully, and her outfit chosen with intent.This would be it. She could feel it. 3...2...1..She smoothed her long ...
“Absolutely Ruined” by Nicola Campbell
I can still see the innocence on my face, the complete faith in my friends that secrets don’t go beyond the four walls from which they’re told. Technically, they didn’t.“Your turn, Nora,” my friend Isabella’s voice comes through the phone’s speaker. “Truth or dare?”Being my sweet sixteen, I got to come up with all the games. We had a pinata, a turn of Just Dance on my brother’s Xbox and, of course, Truth or Dare.I sit, pondering for a second, but really I’m just biding my time. If you ...
“The Moment of Truth” by Aubrey Maria ✌
I never thought my video would go viral. In fact, I always thought I was just an ordinary girl from Wichita. Maybe it was the mere fact that becoming someone famous seemed impossible, but from the fact I have always been shy. How could someone like me become someone remotely video-viral? No one would notice an introverted girl who talked far less than anyone else in her family. As a sister of five, and the second to last, being ignored or tolerated because of my shy, less talkative side nature seemed like the more obvious choice. The tru...
“Likes” by Amanda Kelly
Ryan stepped out of his car, holding onto his backpack strap. His heart was beating wildly, and his stomach was full of butterflies. He barely heard his mom tell him to have a good day, and later, he wasn’t sure if he had responded or not. He walked up to the front doors of his new school, the butterflies migrating up to his throat. He pushed open the big black doors, taking in all that was around him. Groups of kids huddled around tables, laughing and talking. It was awfully overwhelming, so ...
“You Don't Know Pain” by Emili Silvi
I am perched on the edge of the thin, metal monkey bars. I am waiting for him. The forest around me seems dark and alive. Why anyone would put a playground in the middle of these woods, I have no idea. But it's been our hangout for forever. For those two wonderful years of happiness and then that one year of toleration. I still remember when we first came here. Whoa!" I say, looking around at this hidden paradise. "Why's this here?" "Who knows," Nolan says, flashing me one of his crook...
“Quarantine Goes Viral” by Isis Isismoonvortigern@gmail.com
“Hey everyone!” I hear from the other room. I roll my eyes. Listening to my teen sister live broadcast all day long is getting old. Who wants to watch Samantha eat Rice Chex?“It’s Sammy here!”Another annoying thing about Samantha’s live broadcasting is that she calls herself “Sammy”. No one, not even her followers, or her best friends, or even me, has ever called her Sammy.“It’s Day 32 of COVID-19 Quarantine Live Broadcasting Posts, and I’m back today with another morning routine! Ooh, I see some of the live ...
“When The Lightlings Come” by Courtney Haynes
On November 5, 2021, this message was uploaded to Youtube with no visuals and a distorted voice. It quickly went viral:Forget everything that you know for a moment and let’s start from square one. Intelligent life does not exist just in the form of carbon biped organisms. It also exists in the form of energy -- of light. Such beings visited our earth in years past and got mistaken for gods, fairies, and ghosts. Then after The Enlightenment, they felt we were on the right path and left us to our own devices. It w...
“Quarantine Carpool” by Jonathan Piscitelli
Quarantine Carpool“Welcome back to the Today Show! Thank you all for watching this morning! We’ve all been dealing with this lock down in different ways as communities have banded together some people have no choice but to find second jobs, side hustles as they’re called these days. But with the coronavirus closing kitchens and limiting social interaction the number of side jobs available have become few and far between. As unemployment rises we’re seeing how people from all walks of life are trying thei...
“Bring me the Head of the Great Bamberini” by Deborah Mercer
Kevin was a conjuror. Or a magician, depending on his mood and what he thought suitable for his latest gig. He wasn’t a very good one. But that didn’t matter. After all, his idol, Tommy Cooper, had achieved fame and adoration through not being a very good magician. The trouble is, it wasn’t quite that simple, because in the first place, Tommy Cooper was actually a very good magician, and in the second place, his act of being a very bad one was extremely funny. Kevin was neither ...
“Viral” by Blane Britt
The first time I knew anything about something or someone going viral was when these two young ladies asked me and a friend if we wanted to make some quick cash. My friend Crocodile Dumbdee didn’t hesitate to take them up on their unscrupulous offer. I say it all depends on what you’re asking. The female driver says get in and I’ll explain. I say I’m not getting in no stranger’s car and pat my jacket pocket as if I had a gun. She said that she would give us some money if we returned some items back to Wal-Mart. I say if you have the recei...
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