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By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

What Happens When You Accidentally Create a "-gate"

Stephen Hackett on his recent run in with a viral video:

By Saturday night and into Sunday, I felt completely overwhelmed. A 13-second video that I recorded and uploaded in just a few minutes was suddenly bigger than any other single piece of content I’d ever created.

As a writer, I totally appreciate this phenomenon. Sometimes you spend hours on a piece and it gets very few hits, and then a little piece you crank out in 10 minutes blows up. It's an odd experience, and while I've never created a "gate," I know where Stephen is coming from. This is a fascinating read.

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Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love. You can also check out my side projects, Quick Reviews and Quick BIN Lookup.