Zero Views is an online collection of YouTube videos that are yet to take off. Although the curated concept is rather odd, the unwatched but deserving uploads are quick to surpass zero views once they’re featured on this viral site.
Flash has interactive functionality that YouTube has until now not fully utilized. Guy Dayan along with a small team of musicians and artists, has changed this with YouTube Radio, an interactive video that allows you to click on various buttons to change the accompanying music.
In response to Constantin Film AG recently making YouTube remove many of the parody clips of Hitler’s freak out scene in the film Downfall, user Plankhead has posted another video in which Hitler freaks out about Hitler videos getting removed from YouTube. The clip represents yet another little skirmish between old media and new.
Cracked just published an hilarious analysis of YouTube featuring a couple graphs and a satirical wiki-like description of the site. The breakdown of the various comments makes me laugh because it affirms what I’ve been saying for years.
Youtube have created an interactive version of Street Fighter that’s playable straight off their website. You click on the flashing buttons that crop up on the side of the video and then, somehow, your opponent is suddenly pulverised with a flying headbutt, or whatever else takes your fancy.
You thought your apartment is cramped? Try living inside a bear! French artist Abraham Poincheval is spending 13 days inside a hollowed-out carcass of a taxidermy bear for his performance art piece called ‘Dans La Peau de l’Ours’ (translated as ‘Inside the Skin of the Bear’.)
You, me and your grandma, we’re all part of the same movement: The Mobile Movement. Human communication is different than it was five years ago and it will never be the same as it is right now because everything is moving at light speed, and we evolve around it.
Did you, like I, think that eating eggs is not killing any animals? Think again. PETA has launched a new video, created by viral video guru Djawid Hakimyar, that in just 41 seconds will turn your face from a happy smile to a grim frown.
Sorry Radiohead, you might be one of the world’s best living bands, but we have found some damning evidence that shows how much you look like squirrels. If this all seems pretty outrageous, let it be known that we wished nobody ever had it in their heads to make chipmunk versions of your music — […]
Honey Maid has been in the news lately for their ‘This is wholesome’ ad campaign that featured all sorts of families. One of those families just happened to be a gay couple with children. Another was a military family, a rocker family, a single dad family and an interracial family unit. It’s a pretty heartwarming ad but as always, people will always have something to say when it comes to seeing a gay family on the TV. In this case, the things they said were not the nicest: ‘horrible, NOT ‘WHOLESOME,’ ‘DO NOT APPROVE!’ and ‘Disgusting’.
Stop. Just watch this right now. Simultaneously terrifying, baffling and thankfully, not real – ‘Emma Watson’ is unmasked to reveal… Sofia Vergara. What? The clue to this not being real is the hair kinda melting away. But that’s probably enough Internet for me for awhile.
The kingdoms of Westeros continue the struggle for the iron throne this week, as season four of the beloved and heart-breaking series kicks off. But it looks like they aren’t the only one fighting for supremacy. Social media management service, Hootsuite, created a promotional video that pays tribute to the Game of Thrones opening sequence. […]
Students at Aquinas College in Michigan were able to exact sweet, sweet revenge on their professor – who made them answer phone calls on speakerphone – by turning the tables on him. On April 1, a female student’s phone rang, prompting the professor to apply the said punishment. Everything becomes awkward from there as ‘Kevin from the Pregnancy Resources Center’ introduced himself.
Would you believe none of this involved CGI? The 8 million petals that rained down on a small town in Costa Rica is as real as it gets. This weird phenomena is part of Sony’s new 4k TV marketing campaign, in which they partnered up with ad agency McCann and photographer Nick Meek, to make the fantastical scene come to life.