Back in March, Robert Kelly’s kids became overnight viral sensations when his daughter Mina and son Jack burst into his office while he was doing a Skype interview with the BBC. If you thought at the time that power-walking Mina and rolling Jack should have their own show, I’ve got some great news for you—Mina and…
Wild speculation about who could be tipped to play Superman on Supergirl. The Flash is casting a secretive new rival for Barry Allen. Shane Black reveals where the next Predator movie settles into the timeline. Plus, goofy new info from Ghostbusters and Independence Day, while Gotham casts another comic book…
The internet is fascinated with a peculiar clip of a girl riding her hoverboard around a pool on Christmas Day. She falls off. The hoverboard goes swimming. She dives in after it. This has to be some sort of viral marketing bullshit, right?
You know that feeling when you have too many tabs and windows open and you can’t find your desktop? That’s exactly how it feels to watch “Drifted,” the new music video by The Shoes. Actually, the music video is more stressful.
Get a new look at the Suicide Squad in videos from the set. An old Heroes alumni is coming back for Heroes Reborn. Peter Harness talks Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell. Plus, brief snippets of new footage from Terminator Genisys, casting for The Crow, and more. Spoilers Now!
Aside from Justin Bieber videos, YouTube’s greatest contribution to the internet has been in the ‘humans being dumb’ genre — everyone loves watching, say, people failing to pour ice water on their heads. But viral videos don’t just go viral on their own; in many cases, there’s a viral puppetmaster pulling the strings.
Never before in human history has it been so easy to share, like, pin, reblog, images. That's, like, totally awesome for teenage girls showing off their prom dresses but also a pretty huge boon for scientists studying what makes images shareable. And it could be something as simple as color.
Belgium-based ad agency Duval-Guillaume has a new clever campaign using human life-risking stupidity gone viral to raise awareness about organ donation. I can imagine the concept working perfectly with those daredevil videos we sometimes post in Sploid.
A monster virus comes back from ancient times to wreak havoc on mankind. That may sound like a blurb from a science fiction novel, but as scientists have known for some time, it's not at all impossible. And thanks to the recent revival of a 30,000-year-old giant virus in Siberia, there's increasing concern that it…
Have you dreamed about this man comforting or befriending you over the past five years? Then you are one of thousands across the world who have dreamed "this man." And they have a website to describe their experiences.
If you're fantasizing about quitting your shitty job, this video by disgruntled employee Marina Shifrin will be like fantasy catnip.
This is the horror story of a girl who one day decided to paste innocuous Adolf Hitler quotes over Taylor Swift photos, attributing them to her. Her work went viral, which resulted in an army of people attacking her in the vilest ways. Sometimes, going viral sucks.
If you want to get a quick handle on what videos went viral this year, Videogum has put together their 5th annual montage of the best viral videos of the year. There are over 80 videos spliced together, from Ashton Kutcher's dumb dating commercial to Zooey Deschanel's silly (but so adorbz!, ha) iPhone commercial to …
Need a viral smash? No point leaving it to chance. Just get Buyral on case. Their team of expert clickers will get your views up in no time; whether or not anyone actually sees it is another matter altogether.
Like counts are interesting, but they don't tell you how a link spreads on Facebook. That's why Stamen Design has explored how viral photos spread across the network—and the visualization they've created is damn pretty.
Not all YouTube videos are made equal. Some languish in obscurity, while a tiny percentage rack up millions of hits. If you've ever wondered why that is, this explanation by Kevin Allocca, YouTube's trends manager, is well worth watching.