The NYTimes magazine has an interesting article about Blendtec’s viral marketing campaign: Will It Blend? Some dude in a lab coat takes weird things and tries to blend them, hockey pucks, magnets… Recently, due to the increased popularity of the videos, other companies have being getting their products blended, there is a particularly gratuitous blending of nike shoes, and the following blatant iphone blending that has attracted over 5 million viewers:
Everybody knows that the iPhone can make phone calls, play movies & music, surf the web, and a lot more. But, Will It Blend? That is the question
It seems viral ad campaigns have begun to engage in savvy product placement, everybody wins! Or at least both Blendtec and the companies that pay them for blending their products do…
Facebook users delayed the bill before and on Thursday morning it is time for protests to grow even louder.Â Minister of Industry Jim Prentice and the Minister of Canadian Heritage JosÃ©e Verner want to lock up all data and destroy the very soul of the internet – sharing and collaboration. They obviously need to readÂ Free! Why $0.00 Is the Future of Business and go back to their other oppressive activities:
The government is ready to introduce controversial new copyright legislation that experts believe will introduce harsh new restrictions on downloading, copying songs to CDs and music players, unlocking cellphones and time-shifting of television shows.
Minister of Industry Jim Prentice and the Minister of Canadian Heritage JosÃ©e Verner will unveil the bill to amend the Copyright Act on Thursday at 10:45 a.m. ET with brief statements, followed by a question-and-answer session with the media.