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Will Ferrell's 'Funny Or Die' Seeks Up to $300 Million in Possible Sale
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Will Ferrell's 'Funny Or Die' Seeks Up to $300 Million in Possible Sale

The comedy site has hired a financial adviser to field unsolicited offers, CEO Dick Glover wrote in a memo to employees.
Geoff Weiss
Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye
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Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye

How many seconds does it take to shake up the social video game? Jourdan Urbach and Jonathan Swerdlin are betting eight seconds will do the trick. Comment trolls need not apply.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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In Hilarious Video, Ad Agency Thanks Employees by Letting Them Do This...For, Like, a Whole Minute
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In Hilarious Video, Ad Agency Thanks Employees by Letting Them Do This...For, Like, a Whole Minute

This cheeky Canadian advertising agency really knows how to prioritize.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
'All About That Bass' Meets Star Wars in the Nerdiest Mashup Yet
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'All About That Bass' Meets Star Wars in the Nerdiest Mashup Yet

The Meghan Trainor pro-booty anthem has gone to the dark side, with a new music video that's 'all about that base - no rebels.'
Kate Taylor
4 Tips for Making Memorable Vine Videos
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4 Tips for Making Memorable Vine Videos

Jerome Jarre and Rudy Mancuso of GrapeStory offer expert advice on how to make your Vines worth watching.
John Patrick Pullen
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Watch IKEA's Spooky Halloween Ad That Pays Perfect Homage to 'The Shining'
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Watch IKEA's Spooky Halloween Ad That Pays Perfect Homage to 'The Shining'

'Late night shopping may never be the same again,' the homeware retailer warns.
Geoff Weiss
Imgur to Convert All GIFs Into MP4 Files, Ramping Up Resolution and Speed
Technology

Imgur to Convert All GIFs Into MP4 Files, Ramping Up Resolution and Speed

Imgur, a leading GIF host, believes that the transition could open up new possibilities for creativity in the medium.
Geoff Weiss
How Facebook Is About to Get More Like YouTube
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How Facebook Is About to Get More Like YouTube

Look out, YouTube. Facebook is flexing its video muscle with these two new features that marketers will eat up.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
IKEA Skewers Apple's High-Minded Marketing in Hilarious Viral Sketch
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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.'
Geoff Weiss
Looking to Freeze Out Others, ALS Association Wants to Trademark the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'
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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.
Laura Entis
Soon, Everyone in Silicon Valley Might Be Dousing Themselves in Ice Water
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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.
Geoff Weiss
What You Can Learn About Marketing From an 'Icy' Phenomenon
Viral Marketing

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.
John Brubaker