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A Redditor Just Showed How Easily the Site Can Be Manipulated for Viral Ad Revenue

First, buy a popular account. Then starting linking

If you visit Reddit frequently enough, you'll notice the abundance of accounts that just keep posting old content over and over, reaping the site's "karma" points. But why? Reddit karma is…

Laura Ingraham's Awkward Salute/Wave at the RNC Becomes a Viral Moment for Giphy

'Did she just...'

Animated GIF hub Giphy has certainly been having its share of fun with this week's GOP Convention speakers, but one of its tweets has taken on a life of its…

Gap Baffles NASA Fans by Featuring the Space Shuttle in an Ad About 1969

Brand says its ad is just being misunderstood

Gap's been running ads celebrating "iconic Americana moments" and playing up the chain's founding in 1969. But one of its retro choices left NASA fans flummoxed. A tweet from the recent…

Samsung Is Helping Preemie Babies by Making Incubators Feel More Like the Womb

How a heartbeat can change tough odds

Samsung is back to pull at your heartstrings again, this time with a campaign about premature babies. Infants born too early face a greater risk of language and attention disorders later…

The Titanic's Final Hours Are Being Relived on Twitter, and It's Hard to Look Away

Luxury liner struck ice 104 years ago today

If you needed a reminder of the deadly hubris that can be fueled by marketing, technology and industrial one-upsmanship, there's a flurry of century-old tweets you might want to check…

Do These 'Instagram Husbands' Remind You of Any Poor Bastards in Your Life?

'I'm basically a human selfie stick'

The life of an Instagram star might seem stylish and elegant, but what about the poor sidekick left holding the camera like some off-screen putz? A new video called "Instagram Husband"…

Krispy Kreme Rigs a Glazing Machine to Create a Scannable Barcode for Free Donuts

The sweet smell of savings

Here's an oven-fresh, charmingly simple sales promotion from Krispy Kreme. For its #dayofthedozens program, the doughnut chain and agency Baldwin& rigged a glazing machine to diffuse streams of sugary white goo…

Samsung Is Sending One Person to a Tibetan Monastery for 100 Days to Watch TV in Peace

Wild promotion for the SUHD TV

Hey, monks, keep that chanting down, I'm trying to watch Empire! As if binge-watching your favorite TV show weren't enough of a religious experience, Samsung is taking it to new heights…

Edward Snowden Is Now on Twitter, and He's Picked the One Perfect Account to Follow

Whistleblower will be keeping tabs on the NSA

He made his name by showing us all that the NSA can and very well might be listening in on our conversations, and now Edward Snowden is having a bit…

Do You Have 1,000 Years to See This GIF Play Through to the End?

A looping image that transcends your lifetime

For most people, GIFs are a convenient way to watch cats make weird faces and fall off the couch again and again. That's not a criticism. Most of us are…

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