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Man dangles from building in O2 #workanywhere PR stunt

A stunt today for O2 will see a man dangle from a wall while working at a desk in Great Eastern Street, London, to prove the phone company’s ‘work anywhere’ message. There’s a live-stream here at the bottom of this O2 page and the man in question is Caspar 01.  Twitter reports state that crowds are already starting to gather. Here’s a picture of the desk he’ll be working at...

Make YouTube videos Oscar-worthy with ‘The Artistifier’

Nicely timed to newsjack the Oscars, the team over at Urgent Genius launched a very clever app called 'The Artistifier' that enables users to turn any YouTube video into a black and white film, complete with captions and a jazzy soundtrack in the style of this year's biggest Oscar winning hit. Your own end results might not all be Oscar worthy, but it is a lot of fun. My favourite so far is without a...

#Fiestagram by Ford of Europe

Every month we see campaigns focusing on either Twitter or Facebook, which is why it’s always refreshing to see examples of campaigns that make use of the more niche platforms in order to do something different. Ford’s latest campaign to promote the technology packed Ford Fiesta had them use Facebook and Twitter, but the main pull of the campaign was focused around the mobile photography app, Instagram. Named...

Government petitioned to release proof of alien existence

How To Win Back Your Ex Wife As well as this great stunt in the States, where copies of Mass Effect 3 have been sent into space, a UK petition has been filed to force the government to acknowledge the existence of aliens by releasing any and all information they have about UFOs and extra-terrestrial life. The well-worded stunt (see below) is being carried out in a brilliantly serious tone to promote the cipro ...

Hackers offered $1 million reward to exploit Google Chrome

advice on getting back together Google is offering $1 million in cash prizes to people who cansuccessfully hack its Chrome browser at next week’s CanSecWest security conference. To put this into perspective, last year at the same event, Google offered $20,000, which was still considered a decent sum. Google will reward winning contestants with prizes of $60,000, $40,000, and $20,000 depending on the exploits...

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