A short video that has gone viral in Mexico asks a tough question of the country's presidential candidates: "Are you striving only for the (presidential) chair, or will you change the future of our country?"
Let's give praise where praise is due. Invisible Children's Kony 2012 viral video campaign has done what no other advocacy organization has been able to do until now: capture 29 minutes worth of attention from over 50 million people worldwide.
Antoine "Bed Intruder" Dodson, the man whose TV news rant against a would-be rapist became a viral music video and his ticket to celebrity, appeared in an Alabama city court Monday to face five misdemeanor charges, including marijuana possession.
Antoine "Bed Intruder" Dodson, the man whose TV news rant against a would-be rapist became a viral music video and his ticket to celebrity, was arrested for marijuana possession, according to Alabama authorities.
Six a.m. isn't an hour most young people check their Twitter feeds. If we're checking anything at all, it's to see if the shower's warm enough. But 6 a.m. Monday is when President Obama decided to release a YouTube video formally announcing that "Yes, We Can" vote for him in 2012, if we feel like it.
Enough with the poking and the stroking, the typing and the swiping, the tapping and the yapping on your smart phone, whose touch screen has become the new wishing well, each of us gazing into its glassy abyss in the hope that happiness lies at the bottom. For what's all that phone-probing -- at every child's soccer and swimming and skating class -- but an unspoken desire to be somewhere else?
When trapped within the confines of a particularly dreary workday, a carefully chosen GIF, cat video or gallery of terrible My Little Pony tattoos can act as a ray of luminous sunshine, breaking through the dark cloud structure of your mood and touching your black heart with the playful soul of levity.
Apparently the naughty bits on Chatroulette didn't deter Web surfers so much this year. And whether people agreed or differed with Steve Jobs about Apple's "magical" iPad, they still wanted to learn more about it.
How do you make a video -- or, really, any piece of online content -- go viral? It's something on the mind of every backyard YouTube videographer; every pajama blogger; and, ahem, every big news organization working on the internet.
If you're confused because your Facebook News Feed is filled with women saying that they "like it on" the floor or the kitchen counter, you're not alone. It's all part of a new Internet meme that has gone viral on Facebook to raise awareness for breast cancer.
Have you recently clicked on a link and -- surprise! -- been redirected to a nine-minute YouTube clip of a hip-swiveling saxophone player? Congrats -- you've been "saxrolled" and seen the Epic Sax Guy.