Viral Video Day - April 29
Mon, Apr 29, 2024

Viral Video Day

Viral Video Day is an annual American holiday dedicated to short videos on the Internet. These numerous short videos are hugely popular in today’s world. They make us think about the global problems of society, to laugh or to grieve. The holiday is celebrated on April 29.


The history of Viral Video Day is devoid of much detail. It could have been created by absolutely anyone, but most researchers consider its author Jace Shoemaker-Galloway – a writer and freelancer who has created many interesting holidays, including one dedicated to short videos on the Internet.

TicToc is believed to be the pioneer of the fashion for short clips. The app appeared in 2016, originally in China, but in a short period of time it spread worldwide and went viral. Later, many other major services (Instagram, YouTube) and others picked up this trend and added a corresponding section for publishing short videos to their functionality.

Today, numerous videos are produced on a wide variety of topics: city events, recipes, smarties, car news, and more.

Interesting facts

  • In 2018, TickTock had more than 300 million users. Today that number is even higher.
  • The key thing about short videos is the revision effect. They are easy to revisit, depending on a typical 30-minute YouTube video, for example.
  • It is proven that watching short videos takes a lot of time. Quick clips don’t bore you, and the user keeps flipping through them on and on.

How to celebrate

Watch short clips that day on various services and social networks. Find your favorite authors on topics that interest you!

Tell about the holiday on social networks. Ask users, how often do they watch short videos?

When is Viral Video Day Celebrated in 2024?

Viral Video Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on April the 29th each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday April 29 2024
Tuesday April 29 2025