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What Was The Worst Part About Accidentally Going Viral?

We want to hear about the aftermath of your internet fame!

Nowadays, whether you like it or not, a post can take off overnight and have millions of views by morning.

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Influencers make a living off of this virality, but what about the other folks who would rather not be judged by strangers online?

Maybe you're a professor whose student secretly recorded a TikTok of you and by the time you found out it had already hit one MILLION views.

A student in online class telling her professor she took a video of him that has one million views
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Or maybe your post reached the wrong audience and now you're getting all sorts of random and unsettling comments.

i accidentally went viral on the wrong side of tik tok for hating men and now theyre telling me i look like a deflated whoopie cushion this is going on my linkedin

Twitter: @love_mehek

Or maybe you went online to rant about how much you hate your job, only for your post to reach your employer on LinkedIn.

Accidentally went semi-viral on LinkedIn?

Twitter: @jesskenney

Perhaps your joke was taken out of context by someone with too much time on their hands and now you have to deal with the cops at work.

@peteyjohanns / vm.tiktok.com / Via vm.tiktok.com

After my old college professor posted a scripted skit with his son on TikTok, a woman from Georgia took it upon herself to call Campus Police. Luckily, Pete is known for his sense of humor, otherwise this silly video could have had some major consequences!

We want to hear about the time you accidentally went viral! Tell us about what you posted and the aftermath of your internet fame.

mom can you please pick me up one of my tweets went viral and i’m scared

Twitter: @mahaaaay

The best submissions will be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!