Viral Video

Don't Attribute Posts That 'Go Viral' To Neuroscience

Neil Seeman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada
Neil Seeman

Business leaders so desperately want to understand how the brain works in order to improve their bottom line such that they will invest oodles of cash in the offerings of digital companies that claim to have neuroscientific validity. And an article about "going viral" in Harvard Business Review by a best-selling author and esteemed academic from Harvard will, by definition, go viral.

Relax, Rebecca Black Says No "Sunday" After New Song "Saturday"

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

Rebecca Black says while her song "Saturday" is getting attention following her 2011 AutoTuned-to-death single "Friday," there are no plans for a "Sun...

Defying Your Inner Voice

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.04.2013 | Canada Living
Amber Rehman

Unless we self-reflect and make a change we risk becoming the voice we grew up defying. We might live long enough to see ourselves become the villain. The circle of defiance continues except now our children are the rebels and we are the evil empire.

Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' Gets A Cappella Redo From Viral Stars Walk Off The Earth

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

After making their name known internationally with a 5-person-1-guitar cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" that went viral, Burlington...

Are Parents Scared Their Punishments Will Go Viral?

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

When it comes to discipline, many parents have taken a large step backwards, and technology is to blame. In this day and age of smart phone journalism, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook shares, parents have become wary and hesitant of punishing their children in case their actions at any moment are recorded and uploaded to a willing audience in a matter of seconds.

Is Podcasting Poised For a Comeback?

Mitch Joel | Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

In short, everything that you thought the Internet wasn't about in a world of 140 character tweets, Facebook status updates and YouTube viral video sensations. These deep and rich treasure troves of content are also gaining mainstream attention, and it all seems to be drawing more and more energy towards podcasting: a medium that many have already written off.

Why Worry About Planning Your Wedding When You Can 'Marryoke' It

2 For Couples | Kate Drummond | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Our afternoon got a little more amusing after stumbling upon this very merry wedding video set to Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now." Karaoke meets w...

Do The Waddle Girl: Pregnant And I Know It Video Goes Viral

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Living

Angela Profitt may be days away from delivering a baby, but that didn't stop her and her husband, Tommee Profitt, from making a video parody of LMFAO'...

Social Media and the Humiliation Effect

Mitch Joel | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

The true humility and humiliation of social media is not what the web analytics tell us: it's what the audience does (or doesn't do) with the content. You can buy audience, links, and clicks, but you can't buy people who care and want to share whatever it is that you are doing.

Now There's Sh*t Yogis Say: Is The Meme Overplayed?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Living

You know something's hit the mainstream when big companies want a piece of it. In the latest installment of the popular 'shit people say' meme, Canadi...