A status that you write on Facebook, which gains several comments and likes, resulting in it showing up on your friends' "Top News" feeds. This, via The Mathew Effect, results in more comments and likes. (Plural: viral stati)
I posted the biggest viral status last night! It has 17 likes, 20 comments, and it's still counting! Go on Facebook; it's sure to be on your Top News.
by bemery October 19, 2010