The instantaneous transmission of the video around the world underscored how much smaller our global village had become. And in the subsequent four years, as the Internet has spread even further, there's been no shortage of extraordinary moments that became viral fodder for millions around the world. Here's a look at some of them.
Correction: A previous Getty photo misidentified the victim's identity. You can read more about the media mix-up which followed the shooting here.
June 14, 2013 4:00 AM PDT
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| Caption by: Charles Cooper
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