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The Fastest Way To Make A Video Go Viral

The Fastest Way To Make A Video Go Viral

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=tIwH7ptHCWc. Toronto ad agency john st., they of the wonderful “Catvertising” video and powerful War Children PSA, are back with their best stunt yet. The attention to detail is impressive, the seniors, the kids, the double mouse, etc. And this line: “Actually, Ian, you’ve got the CL-app on your unit, correct?” “One […]

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Tech’s Two Unstoppable Trends

Tech's Two Unstoppable Trends

View this image › Via washingtonpost.com The government can read your email. They can read your search history, your chat logs and your file transfers. “They quite literally can watch your ideas form as you type,” according to the whistleblower who leaked documents describing the NSA’s digital surveillance program to the Washington Post. The oft-imagined, […]

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Apple Gets Very Emotional With Its New Holiday Ad

Apple Gets Very Emotional With Its New Holiday Ad

In what seems to be a growing trend for tech commercials, Apple’s latest holiday ad skips specs altogether and opts to go straight for the heart. It certainly features more people visibly weeping than any other Apple ad we’ve ever seen. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=ImlmVqH_5HM. youtube.com According to Apple’s YouTube channel, the video inside the […]

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OkCupid Will Let Users Pay To Promote Themselves

OkCupid Will Let Users Pay To Promote Themselves

View this image › mail-attachment.googleusercontent.com The new “promote me” feature, which OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder says will be given a “splashy interface” at the official launch. (Note that they take Bitcoin!) Just about 24 hours ago, OkCupid quietly launched a feature it plans to formalize — and publicize widely — in the next few weeks: […]

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The Men Who Tweet Too Much

The Men Who Tweet Too Much

View this image › Via Twitter: @buzzfeedandrew At the moment of this writing, a man named Thom has tweeted 192,587 times. He signed up for Twitter three and a half years ago, which would work out to one tweet every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day. But he says his activity really didn’t pick up […]

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The Secret Author Of Your Friends’ Facebook Updates

The Secret Author Of Your Friends' Facebook Updates

View this image › Last Sunday, Jennifer C. updated her Facebook status. Her friends found it funny; two commented, and three clicked the like button. “Fact of life…After Monday & Tuesday, even the calendar says W T F !!” was the status Jennifer had written. Except she hadn’t written it. And neither had the other […]

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24 Things That Prove Video Games Are All Grown Up

24 Things That Prove Video Games Are All Grown Up

1. These are no longer considered cutting-edge graphics. View this image › brandon kuzma 2. Pong is officially over-the-hill. View this image › youtube.com 3. The model for Lara Croft will be over-the-hill before Obama’s second term is over. View this image › screened.com 4. Crash Bandicoot is old enough to drive. View this image […]

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Condescending Corporate Brand Page

Condescending Corporate Brand Page

View this image › View this image › View this image › The page launched in late July, but they need to update more! Go “LIKE” their page so they update more! Just Like It!Here it is! Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/copyranter/condescending-corporate-brand-page

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Whoa, Indie Sci-Fi Is Getting Really Impressive

Whoa, Indie Sci-Fi Is Getting Really Impressive

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/49580248. The director, Kevin Margo, a CG artist by trade, has also posted a video detailing the VFX process behind the modestly funded short. It was shot with a DSLR over two weekends, but at moments could easily pass for a wide release feature film. Video available at: http://vimeo.com/32438100. Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/jwherrman/whoa-indie-sci-fi-is-getting-really-impressive

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What Happens When You Cross An Animated GIF And A Snowglobe?

What Happens When You Cross An Animated GIF And A Snowglobe?

View this image › Remember how, in the “The Wizard of Oz,” the Wicked Witch of the West had a giant crystal ball filled with film footage of Dorothy and her friends at her disposal? Sure you do, it was mesmerizing. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=KnMa652dZ5E. The poppies! youtube.com Thanks to a pair of San Francisco […]

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