Bizarre adverts gone viral: gallery

Bizarre adverts gone viral: gallery

Summary: After release on social media, some odd advertising stunts manage to attract worldwide fame.


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  • A YouTube video depicting a single mother searching for the father of her child -- after meeting and spending a night together while the man was on vacation -- caused such a media storm after being seen by millions that te original video was pulled.

    The woman, Karen, says:

    "I'm doing this because I'm trying to find August's father. I don’t remember where you're from, I don't even remember your name. We ended up having sex .. the next morning when I woke up, you were gone."

    In fact, it was a hoax created by the Danish government’s tourism agency, VisitDenmark.

  • The Hawaii Chair promises to "take the work out of your workout" for a "slimmer, sexier you."

    The viral video reached over 3.5 million hits after the chair's eye-opening demonstration. Who says you can't tone-up and be productive at the same time?

  • The free video call software Skype, used by people across the globe, created a viral video called 'the laughing chain'. 

    The purpose behind it? To emphasize that the 'global language' of laughter can create a chain reaction through Skype software.

    It has been seen by over two million people to date.

Topic: Social Enterprise

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