„The video of a scary elevator prank involving a little ghost girl has recently boomed on the Internet, and reached 50 million views in a few weeks. While the media didn’t insist on the fact that it was coming from Brazil, the nationality of ‘Catarina’ Migliorini was used as a selling point when this 20-year-old Brazilian girl decided to auction her virginity.
If you’re wondering what those two stories have in common, the answer is simple: Brazil can do virals. Yet, there is much more to the country’s Internet than promises of nudity and chills. To look back at a busy year in the crazy world of Brazilian online content, we enlisted the help of Bia Granja, who founded and curates Brazilian Internet culture portal and festival youPIX.“ (The Next Web)