Newsner.com currently has the world’s most viral post on Facebook. The clip in question received over 1 million interactions and 52 million views in less than 24 hours.
“It’s fantastic to see that we can find a story that relates and tell it in ways that get such an incredible response,” said Johan Rikner, CEO of Nyheter365.
The clip, which has been watched worldwide, shows a man arriving at a police station armed with a knife and waving it towards an officer, but instead of shooting or arresting the man, Anirut Malee decided to speak with him.
The surveillance cameras capture Anirut speaking to the man and managing to pursuade him to put the knife away – even offering him a hug. Here you can read more about the event.
The clip was published at 3pm Swedish time and has since received over 5 million interactions, 52 million views and a reach of approximately 100,000,000 people.
According to Newswhips Social Media Surveillance Tool, Spike, the clip is the most viral in the world right now.
“Above all, I want to pay tribute to our video editors who do a fantastic job every day, it is of course more fun when we manage to get such a hit,” said Johan Rikner.