Posts Tagged: viral marketing

OLD PEOPLE

Watch This Adorable 78-Year-Old Grandmother Take Her First Roller Coaster Ride

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As part of a marketing campaign for Vodaphone, this 78-year-old woman took her first roller coaster ride. Just let the joy wash over you.

CAN'T SLEEP CLOWNS WILL EAT ME

There Has Been A Terrifying Clown Stalking Staten Island Which May Or May Not Be A Publicity Stunt

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Some a-hole in a scary clown costume has been terrorizing Staten Island residents over the past few days.

BUSINESSES

Here’s An Important Reminder To Never Upset The Bakery That’s Making Your Cake

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A New Zealand bakery owner became fed up with an indecisive customer and sent her a cake that looked like poop and a note that read: 'Eat sh*t.'

CARELESS MONSTER PRODUCTIONS

Florida Friday: A Viral Missing Girl Post On Facebook Is Actually A Movie Promo

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Since Wednesday, more than 400 people have shared the photo and story of 16-year old DeLand, Florida resident Jessica Chapman on Facebook, as she reportedly went missing this week in the woods on Hontoon Island.

NON-CONSENSUAL ADVERTISING

VIDEO: Sony’s fake telekinesis prank promoting Carrie

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Sony recently staged a stunt at a coffee shop in New York ('Snice Cafe near NYU) where they had an actor pretend to spill coffee on a girl, who then choke-hoists him up a wall using "telekinesis" (harnesses behind the wall).

DOUG DORST

JJ Abrams’ Mysterious Trailers Are For A Book

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Between Star Wars: Episode VII, the Star Trek movie franchise and even <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2013/02/half-life-portal-movies/" target="_blank">the video game that he’s working on with Valve</a>, as well as his possible involvement in the production of Portal and Half-Life movies, it’s very easy to become confused when it comes to JJ Abrams news.

MYSTERY TEASER

But what does it mean?!? JJ Abrams releases a mysterious new teaser.

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Because directing the last Star Trek movie and the next Star Wars movie apparently isn't enough work for him, JJ Abrams and his Bad Robot production company recently released this mysterious teaser to <a href="http://popwatch.ew.com/2013/08/19/j-j-abrams-exclusive-teaser-video/" target="_blank">Entertainment Weekly.</a> Only he didn't say what it was for.

BOLIVAR TRASK

X-Men Pictures: Sentinels at the Reagan Inauguration & Peter Dinklage’s Porn ‘Stache

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Hot off the big<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/07/x-men-days-of-future-past-sentinel-head-comic-con-pictures" target="_blank"> Sentinel head reveal</a> at Comic-Con last week (hot upskirt NSFW Sentinel pics.

EMILIA CLARKE

‘Game Of Thrones’ Marketing Goes To The Next Level With A Bus-Sized Dragon Head Erected On A Beach

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Sculptors took 2 months to construct a giant dragon head to publicize the release of 'Game of Thrones' on Blinkbox.

ENGLAND

A Giant Statue Of Colin Firth Has Emerged In London To Feast On Our Souls For 1,000 Years

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Chances are that if you live in London, it’s already too late for you and you’ve been devoured by the giant Colin Firth monster that recently emerged from the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park.

FAST FOOD

Meet The Guy Who Got A Beefy Crunch Burrito Tattoo To Prove His Love To Taco Bell

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A man named Justin swore to Taco Bell that he'd get a tattoo of the Beefy Crunch Burrito to show how much he loves it, so they made a video about him.

COSPLAY

Tom Hardy Meets Little Bane, Dog Thinks He’s People, And Afternoon Links

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Today's afternoon links, featuring Tom Hardy meeting a little kid dressed as Bane, as well as a German Shepherd eating like a sir.

BORING

The Indiana Jones Mail Story: The Incredibly Thrilling, Mind-Blowing Conclusion

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Last week, Vinnie brought us the mysterious story of <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/12/mysterious-indiana-jones-package-university-of-chicago-explanation">a package that arrived at the University of Chicago admissions department</a>, addressed to one Henry Walton Jones, Jr.

MARION RAVENWOOD

Mysterious package addressed to Indiana Jones arrives at U of Chicago

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A package arrived at the University of Chicago admissions department yesterday addressed to Indiana Jones, and as of now, no one knows why.

BULLSHIT RUMORS

Theater accidentally shows Paranormal Activity instead of Madagascar… *ALLEGEDLY*

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This story was all over the Yahoo homepage late yesterday, and it goes that a theater in Nottingham, UK sent children and parents running for the exits when they accidentally showed them Paranormal Activity 4 instead of Madagascar 3, like they paid for.

Advertising

All Hail The King: Old Spice Muscle Music With Terry Crews Is The Flame Sax Of Viral Videos

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Back in the heady viral days of 2010 Old Spice ruled the land thanks to the randomly confident hilarity that was Isiah Mustafah/Old Spice Guy and Tim & Eric + Terry Crews. I remember it like it was just a few short years ago.

viral marketing

Derrick Comedy's DC Pierson Responded To A High School Kid On Yahoo Answers Who Didn't Want To Read His Book

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Previously when I thought of Derrick Comedy I thought, "Donald Glover and those two other guys." Going forward I will think, "Donald Glover, the guy who writes books and has an active Yahoo Answers account, and the other guy."

Advertising

The Best Nightclub-Promising-To-Be-Every-Other-Nightclub Ad You'll See Today

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So, you're a new nightclub in Galway, Ireland and you want to separate yourself from the (presumably) endless number of nightclubs in the Galway area. How do make your message different? Simple. You send the same message as your competition but you do so ironically, utilizing the same technique hipsters have been using to seem creative for almost a decade now. Brilliant!


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