An emotionally touching short film about Ugandan violence has become a viral sensation for the nonprofit Invisible Children, racking up a combined 15 million views on Vimeo and YouTube in just 48 hours. But the 30-minute clip, titled "Kony 2012," has also drawn criticism from international policy scholars who feel it oversimplifies and even misrepresents a complex issue.
Do you know who Joseph Kony is? After yesterday you probably do, thanks to KONY 2012—the documentary film about violence in Uganda that went crazy viral yesterday, racking up over 30 million views so far between YouTube and Vimeo. ... Read Post
An elaborate viral video of Brazilian lovers apparently caught in the act has racked up over 1 million views since it was posted on YouTube Saturday. But could this too-perfectly captured farcical scene possibly be real? Read Post