Military Scientists Use Yelp and Digg To Test Viral Marketing Skills

In the age of Reddit and BuzzFeed, it seems like everybody wants to know the secret to making things go viral. Even the military wants to know how to make things go viral, and one research team says they've figured it out—using an algorithm they tested on social networks like Digg and Foursquare. Wait, why does the… »9/20/13 3:40pm9/20/13 3:40pm

Bruce Lee Nunchucks the Crap Out Of Ping Pong in Nokia Shill

A couple of weeks ago, a ten second clip called "Bruce Lee's secret training video," »11/20/08 10:00pm11/20/08 10:00pm featuring someone looking like the famous Kung Fu master completely owning at ping pong with a pair of nunchaku, was uploaded to the Chinese Internet. Now, the entire clip is up and... it's a Nokia ad! For a Bruce Lee version of…

Cellphone Popcorn Video Is Viral Marketing For Bluetooth Headset

You've probably seen the video above where people put cellphones around popcorn kernels and pop them by making a call. Turns out that it's a slightly disingenuous video by Cardo, a Blutooth headset manufacturer, in order to scare people into thinking that cellphones have that much radiation and they really need a… »6/12/08 5:00pm6/12/08 5:00pm