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IKEA Skewers Apple's High-Minded Marketing in Hilarious Viral Sketch

'It's not a digital book, or an ebook,' an IKEA exec describes the company's forthcoming catalogue in reverent tones evoking Apple's lead designer Jony Ive. 'It's a bookbook.'

Looking to Freeze Out Others, ALS Association Wants to Trademark the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

If they succeed, the non-profit could use the registration to block other charities from capitalizing on the viral campaign.

Soon, Everyone in Silicon Valley Might Be Dousing Themselves in Ice Water

Tech execs including Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella and Dick Costolo have each poured buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of wiping out ALS.

What You Can Learn About Marketing From an 'Icy' Phenomenon

A recent viral hit that has people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads shows what it takes to reach across the globe.

For Teenagers, YouTube Stars Hold More Sway Than Mainstream Celebrities

Hollywood stars are labeled 'faker' than their online counterparts.

Why TD Bank's Emotional 'Thank You' Video Is Marketing Magic

The viral video, which features a talking ATM that dispenses incredible gifts for customers, is as emotionally poignant as it is commercially impactful.

Why Your Content Isn't Going Viral (Infographic)

You create good content, so why isn't anyone sharing it? This infographic explains why and offers ways you can tweak your content so people can't wait to pass it along.

Here's Why Your Envy-Inducing Facebook Feed Is All Just a Big Fat Lie (Video)

Our friends' lives can appear perfect as viewed through the garbling lens of social media. 'But are they really?' a new viral video asks.

What You Can Learn From These 5 Mega Brands On Creating Viral Videos

Marketing professionals are well aware of the power of viral videos and use the same techniques to sell their brand. But that doesn't mean every one will be a homerun. Here is how to do it right.

WATCH: Kids React to Old Computers With Wonder and Confusion

But seriously, how do you turn this thing on?

To Settle Beastie Boys Suit, GoldieBlox Must Cough Up $1 Million

As the result of another copyright suit waged by the Beastie Boys against Monster Energy, new details in the band's settlement with toymaker GoldieBlox have emerged.

Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?

KMel Robotics has programmed drones to play musical instruments. Check out their first music video.

The Science Behind Crafting Contagious Content

Jonah Berger, a marketing professor a the Wharton School of Business, has identified six key drivers of virality.

How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became Viral Hits

Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution.

Social Media Prediction: Video Is Going to Be Bigger Than Ever This Year

Content marketing and social media expert Jayson DeMers talks about one of the big social trends to watch out for in 2014.

WATCH: Kids See a Walkman for Maybe the First Time Ever

The iPhone generation tries to figure out how a Walkman works in this viral video.

WATCH: Southwest Flight Attendant Delivers Hilarious Safety Announcement

This flight attendant could probably double as a standup comedian, with her spiced-up safety announcement garnering over 1.5 million views on YouTube.

This Might Have Been the Coolest Airplane Ride (Ever?)

One flight to Sydney, Australia, was anything but conventional, thanks to the cast of 'The Lion King.'

Quiznos Is Bankrupt, But It Made an Awesome 'House of Thrones' Mashup

The bankrupt sandwich chain attempts to tap into the television zeitgeist in an ad that combines characters from cult TV shows 'Game of Thrones' and 'House of Cards.'

'David After Dentist' Dad Now Wants Christianity to Go Viral

The father behind one of the most famous viral videos in the world has been tapped to curate religious-oriented content for a brand new Christian social media website.

The 7 Secrets to Shareable Content

There are specific triggers that prompt people to spread a message. Here's how you can utilize them.

This Viral Hoverboard Video Looks Ridiculously Awesome -- Yet Sadly Fake

A 'startup' called HUVr Tech shows off its crazy technology. Oh right, it's probably just a hoax. Darn.

Oh, the Irony: Coke Slams Social Media Addicts in New Viral Video

Coca-Cola's solution for society's intensifying gadget addiction involves a cone collar that prevents you from fixating on your phone -- but not from drinking Coke.

LOLCats, FAIL and Dog Advice: What Does It All 'Meme'?

Even though memes have been around for quite some time, not everyone knows exactly what these viral sensations entail. As they continue to rage on, the king of the meme, Cheezburger founder Ben Huh, gives us the lowdown on this phenomenon.

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