Twitter, Viral Videos

Who is Amber Cole, and why did the Leave Amber Cole Alone video go viral?

Twitter’s ability to take videos and make them spread virally has been demonstrated again, with the subject Leave Amber Cole Alone trending worldwide.

See also: What does the Amber Cole controversy tell us about America?

See also: When did it become okay to bully a girl via Twitter?

The trend refers to a video in which a teenage girl urges people to (did you guess yet?) leave someone called Amber Cole alone. Why has this video become so popular? It’s probably something to do with the earnestness of the girl: she seems to really believe in what she is saying.

Whether the video does indeed get people to leave Amber Cole alone remains to be seen, although it has probably brought her some immediate attention that she might not necessarily have wanted…

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About Michael R. Gideon

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Discussion

15 thoughts on “Who is Amber Cole, and why did the Leave Amber Cole Alone video go viral?

  1. i saw the video point blant she was [mod] back -_________-

    Posted by Mee : )) | October 18, 2011, 9:49 am
  2. -___________-

    Posted by allstar evelyn | October 18, 2011, 11:54 am
  3. how could she do something like that im not trying to be rude but your [mod] not even behind it your in [mod] thats nasty im sorry for her but what [mod] ridiculous im 15 years old and i wouldn’t dare do something like that

    Posted by maria | October 18, 2011, 12:47 pm
  4. I feel that we use behavior like this as entertainment (celebrities’ sex tapes, reality shows) that makes sex seem to be an activity. Yet when [mod] we act like we are so shocked however we look at this stuff on a daily basis.

    Posted by Jescraig | October 18, 2011, 2:18 pm
  5. bruh leave tha lil gurl alone dang stop instigaten all tha time

    Posted by tosorri | October 18, 2011, 3:13 pm
  6. how is this what’s popular in the world?

    Posted by Michael | October 18, 2011, 5:03 pm
  7. i think that these stupid ahsx insignificant ahsx kids should stfu and leave amber cole alone……. baligerant kids that tawk about nonsense days straight willl make a gurr take haa life, now i know that everybody is intitled too their opinion but sometimes thaa bad comments arent needed… put yourself or somebody else thats close too youu in amber shoes ! now how do youu feel… not so good, just saying !

    Posted by tianna | October 18, 2011, 6:10 pm
  8. what does mod stand for????

    Posted by missy | October 18, 2011, 7:11 pm
  9. OMG!!!! Please, get a life and leave this girl alone!!! Ever heard of suicide??????

    Posted by Jordan | October 20, 2011, 6:25 pm
  10. mmmmm

    Posted by andrew | November 11, 2011, 5:50 am
  11. YALL NEED 2 LEAVE Dat gurl alone because she didnt do anything 2 hurt yall that can make a person kill their self having their name all over the internet of some so stupid.but let me telll you something i kno some of yall females did something just like dat but i will always take up 4 amber cole even though i dont kno her i still going 2 take up 4 her real talk

    Posted by nicole favors | November 30, 2011, 7:13 pm

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