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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
Social Media

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
Viral Videos

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'
Trademarks

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
Charity

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
For Teenagers, YouTube Stars Hold More Sway Than Mainstream Celebrities
YouTube

For Teenagers, YouTube Stars Hold More Sway Than Mainstream Celebrities

Hollywood stars are labeled 'faker' than their online counterparts.
Laura Entis
Why TD Bank's Emotional 'Thank You' Video Is Marketing Magic
Gratitude

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.
Geoff Weiss
Why Your Content Isn't Going Viral (Infographic)
Viral Marketing

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

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

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.
Lisa Hoover McGreevy
WATCH: Kids React to Old Computers With Wonder and Confusion
Viral Videos

WATCH: Kids React to Old Computers With Wonder and Confusion

But seriously, how do you turn this thing on?
Nina Zipkin
To Settle Beastie Boys Suit, GoldieBlox Must Cough Up $1 Million
Legal

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

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.
Laura Entis