Our very first imgur post here at NerdsGetMe went viral. No shit. I’ve spent a lot of time on imgur and have always wondered what happens when you go viral and reach imgur’s front page.
Well, the answer is you get a really badass notification:
How many upvotes does it take to get on the front page?
For me it was at about 215 points in a matter of 5 hours.
Within a few hours of going viral, I was up to 600 points and then it started losing steam at about 800 upvotes. Within 24 hours I was at 1200 points and 80,000 views. Though I made the front page, I never got much further than the top 200 (link to the post).
I also got a notification about a new notoriety level achieved:
The also sent me this nifty email:
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