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Brazilians Pose Nude to Protest Widespread Belief That Rape Is Justified Viral hashtag translates to #IDontDeserveToBeRaped

We've seen #nomakeupselfies and #cockinasock, all in the name of cancer awareness, but the latest in viral activist hashtags is #EuNaoMereçoSerEstrupada, which translates to #IDontDeserveToBeRaped. In a survey done by Brazil's…

April 1, 2014, 9:18 PM EDT

Cats React to Viral Videos in Surreal Friskies-Branded Spoof Creators of 'Kids React' parody themselves for April Fools

Forget about kids and teens, how to do cats feel about watching other felines online? In a bit of branded self-satire, YouTube megaproducers The Fine Bros. partnered with Friskies to create Cats React to…

April 1, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT

How a 1926 Print Ad Inspired One of Today's Fastest Growing Websites 'Most perfect headline ever' drives ViralNova's approach

If you needed proof that there's really nothing new under the sun, look no further than the explosively popular site ViralNova, which credits its addictive, highly clickable content to a…

December 4, 2013, 10:31 AM EST

Doc Brown Excited to Land His DeLorean in 2011 Argentina Clip seems to be viral marketing for appliance chain

Apparently Doc Brown's time-traveling DeLorean isn't limited to just visiting Hill Valley, California. In the new viral marketing clip below, almost certainly for Argentina's Garbarino appliance store chain (or possibly…

August 26, 2011, 8:16 AM EDT

Craigslist and Kutcher Make 'Best Roommate Ever' a Star But S.F. apartment seeker might lose his job in the process

It might cost him the very job that sent him apartment hunting in San Francisco, but we have a feeling Wade "Best Roommate Ever" Cothran will do OK for himself.…

August 24, 2011, 2:54 PM EDT

Easton's Slugger Can Hit Damn Near Anything Brand follows viral hit with another feat of fakery

Earlier this month, Easton sports gear scored a viral hit with its "Ultimate Batting Practice" video, which was viewed more than 2 million times on YouTube. Well, if you liked…

August 24, 2011, 8:13 AM EDT

Denny's Learns That Grandpa Is No Sarah Silverman Fan Anal wart jokes only work with millennials

    Not everyone's a fan of Denny's branded Wweb video campaign "Always Open." During a roundtable discussion at the OMMA Video Conference, Denny's vp for product development John Dillon said…

June 8, 2011, 3:41 PM EDT

Can Viral Be Bought? Viral experts say 'everybody wants a free lunch'

     There is apparently nothing more irritating to veterans of viral than being asked by a presumably stuffy, uptight, corporate suit to make their Brand X become the Next Big…

June 8, 2011, 11:17 AM EDT

Rebellion traces GOP dystopia back to you

Putting yourself and your friends in fake news clips is a pretty dated viral technique, but MoveOn.org keeps the idea entertaining with its new anti-Republican effort for the Nov. 2…

October 26, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

Antoine Dodson hawking a sex offender app

Antoine Dodson continues to have far too much fun talking about rapists in his newest video collaboration, a commercial for the Sex Offender Tracker App (shown below). Sprinkling in a…

October 25, 2010, 3:48 PM EDT

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