This Has Got to be the Worst Commercial Sell Out of a Viral Video Ever

When Charlie bit his brother's finger in 2007, the entire Internet fell in love. It's one of the most popular YouTube videos ever at nearly 500 million views and those adorable little boys could do no wrong. Until, well now. Five years later it looks like the family has teamed up with Ragu to slang tomato sauce using… » 10/16/12 10:20pm 10/16/12 10:20pm

The Times Square Screen Hijacking Clip Was Just the Product of a New…

Remember that video from earlier this week showing the guy hijacking Times Square screens with a homemade "video repeater?" Or that one from a little earlier in which a guy got his dome shaved clean by an automated shaving helmet? They're both fake. No surprise there. But what is surprising is that they're both … » 3/17/11 10:40am 3/17/11 10:40am

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 10:00pm 11/20/08 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 5:00pm 6/12/08 5:00pm

Microsoft's Xbox 360 Parental Viral Videos Are...Uh...

There's not much we can say about these viral marketing videos from Microsoft that the videos themselves don't already say, so take a look at the one above and the one below. We've picked out the best ones. Just what target is Microsoft hoping to hit with these "parental street cred" viral videos? Parents of kids?… » 3/28/08 3:00pm 3/28/08 3:00pm