I’m not crying, it’s just dust, I swear.
I’m not crying, it’s just dust, I swear.
An exclusive look at how the viral YouTube video tricked the world. BuzzFeed News’ Ryan Broderick talks to Stephen Zhang.
There’s nothing not funny about this.
OK, even though it’s basically an extended ad, the concept and execution is pretty great.
Belgium TV channel TNT recently used this action packed marketing exercise to promote the launch of its TV drama channel. They placed a giant red button in the middle of the square of a Flemish town, marked with a sign that said “push to add drama.” Would you push the button?
He makes quite a catch.
Wait for it…. What were they thinking?
If this really is Taco Bell’s new marketing strategy, it is bold. But I think they might be doing it wrong.
Matthew Inman (the creative genius behind The Oatmeal) recently gave a fantastic presentation for Ignite on how to create viral media. This is a must watch for all BuzzFeed users. Great advice, very funny stuff. Via. Watch Video ›
Cyrus, the new movie starring Jonah Hill and John C. Reilly is not affiliated with pop star Miley Cyrus.
This is in no way an endorsement.
Viral marketing at its best. Watch Video ›
Video evidence of a Windows 3.1 Launch Party from October 1992. Watch Video ›
WTF ad for a WTF candy. Read More ›
Take a look at HEMA’s (a Dutch department store with over 150 stores) product page - just wait a couple of seconds — DON’T click on anything.
Writer David Rees provides NY Mag’s Vulture with a downloadable PDF file in which he meditates (hilariously, although somewhat informatively) on And Then There’s This, a new book by Bill Wasik that looks at the power of viral culture. Read More ›
Reports came in from several bloggers covering E3 ( here, here, and here) about group of “Demonstrators” protesting the upcoming release of EA’s new game Dante’s Inferno. Now GamePro is reporting that the whole thing is probably a hoax . What i enjoy most about the the whole thing is the “protesters’” website. The way it hearkens back to 1999 and Geo-Cities makes lends it both the charm of nostalgia and amateurish authenticity. View List ›
One insurance company has decided to bring the Bahamas to the Dirty Jerz. Watch Video ›
In preparation for Where the Wild Things Are, Spike Jonze has started a blog which is being described as “part arts/culture blog, part Wild Things primer, and part newspaper for stuff that makes us psyched.” Read More ›
Comic heartthrobs Andy “Barry” Samberg and Will “Eagleheart” Arnett go tete-a-tete in this parody for the MTV Movie Awards. View Media ›
The trailer for the long-awaited Peter Jackson-produced alien flick has arrived — complete with matching online viral marketing! The Internet’s abuzz with rumors about the realistic effects and creepy multiple websites that all connect to the film’s story, which involves aliens living in “slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly find a kindred spirit in a government agent that is exposed to their biotechnology.” View Media ›
Though it’s certainly effective advertising, I feel like the the creepiness of the poster suffocating a child risks overshadowing the PSA message itself. Is that a Thomas the Tank Engine patch on his OshKosh B’Gosh dungarees? View Image ›
This is an awesome old school NES-looking video game on the Cheetos website. Rescue princess no-neck from the awful state of Delaware, where she is being held captive by Dr. Pickle Hands and a toaster. Did I mention you look like Fabio and ride a pink farting unicorn? Get some.
Behold, a Mona Lisa painted with burger grease. Watch Video ›
If you and a bunch of your friends have about 15 hours to kill, you can use docs.google.com to make pretty snowflakes. Time. Well. Spent. Watch Video ›
A new ad from the upcoming Wii game, Wario Land: Shake It, shatters YouTube as you watch helplessly from your computer screen. Read More ›
If you’ve never considered dating a unicorn, this site may make you rethink your position. Read More ›
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Weird-looking creature is discovered in Montauk, Long Island, which is apparently near a government animal testing facility called Plum Island. View Image ›