Little needs to be said about this show. It caught everyone by surprise when it turned out to be staged and then the viewership split into two camps: those who loved it with a passion and those who hated it with a passion.
The launch of YouTube also launched a whole new generation of entertainment. Although mocumentaries and make-believe real-fake stories have been around since the invention of story-telling itself (I personally believe I can trace it back to Aristophanes and beyond), it was not until YouTube that these things became ‘viral’ — a term that developed at about the same time and used to be something bad.
With video integrating itself into websites it was but a short click to creating stories in said format.
So here is the story of a girl. It’s a conspiracy. It has spinoffs. Stuff happens.
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