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Weekly Wrapup, December 8, 2012: Told through GIFs, images, Tweets, and more

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Welcome to the Weekly Wrapup! Every Friday we look back at the week that was through GIFs, images, Tweets and more. DAILY’S DONE After News Corp.’s tablet-only publication the Daily announced it was shutting down last Monday, Waxy.org’s Andy Baio shared the screenshot below with the caption, “How The Daily will be...
Weekly Wrapup, December 8, 2012: Told through GIFs, images, Tweets, and more
Telly Releases Android Tablet App As It Approaches 70K Likes Per Week On Google's Mobile OS

Americans Prefer Funny Videos To Online News

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Americans Prefer Funny Videos To Online News

Will Ferrell's Funny Or Die Is Going Into Commercials

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Funny or Die is going commercial by, well, creating commercials. The Adam McKay and Will Ferrell brainchild, which had a humble start in 2007 (featuring videos of drunken landlord babies) and then exploded into a celebrity-laden viral video machine, is launching a division that is entirely dedicated to making...
Will Ferrell's Funny Or Die Is Going Into Commercials

Here's What Went Down When Facebook Acquired Instagram, According To 'The Filtered Network'

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Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion just yesterday, but the behind-the-scenes of the sale is already being envisioned on-screen in this hilarious "The Filter Network" video. In the latest from FunnyorDie, voices are dubbed over actors' from "The Social Network" to have Mark Zuckerberg, played by Jesse Eisenberg, say things...
Here's What Went Down When Facebook Acquired Instagram, According To 'The Filtered Network'

Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Sign About A Facebook IPO ... IN 2007 (FB)

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People in Silicon Valley have been waiting for Facebook to go public forever. No, seriously, there was IPO talk in 2007—when Facebook was just three years old, but had already turned out huge buyout offers from Viacom and Yahoo. No less an expert than Randi Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerberg's older sister...
Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Sign About A Facebook IPO ... IN 2007 (FB)

Google research is mining your LOLs to find out which YouTube videos are funnier

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At the end of last year, we told you about a new project by YouTube called the “YouTube Slam“. The project pits two videos against one another in a “hot or not” style competition. The site lets you watch two videos and decide which one is better, or in the...
Google research is mining your LOLs to find out which YouTube videos are funnier
Google proves ‘loooool’ is funnier than boring old ‘lol’

Digital Surveillance Report Exposes Short-Sightedness In UK Law-Making And Shows The Way Forward

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If you would believe the UK government, there are two types of people. In the one category, you have law abiding citizens whose every movement, communication and social network activity must be monitored and digitally analyzed to keep them at bay, for their own good. In the other category,...
Digital Surveillance Report Exposes Short-Sightedness In UK Law-Making And Shows The Way Forward
Startups: App's Humor Engine Learns What Makes You Laugh

College Humor Just Destroyed Instagram In 3 Minutes (FB)

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Tired of Instagram? So are the folks at College Humor, who just put out a Nickelback parody song that totally bashes the photo sharing service. CollegeHumor's Favorite Funny Videos Please follow SAI: Tools on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
College Humor Just Destroyed Instagram In 3 Minutes (FB)

CollegeHumor Pokes Fun at Your Terrible Instagram Shots

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CollegeHumor’s Favorite Funny Videos Of course your personal portfolio of washed-out, sepia-toned Instagram pictures is unique. You’ve got an eye for the art form. Yeah, right. Just like everyone else. Parody masters CollegeHumor put up a video on Tuesday morning skewering the common practices of Instagram users across the...
CollegeHumor Pokes Fun at Your Terrible Instagram Shots

If you’re wondering who the king of video curation is, look no further than YouTube

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There’s something happening over at YouTube, and it’s more than just hosting millions of cat videos. It seems like at some point last year, Google decided to focus more on curating sets of videos and the hard work of a very small Playlist team at YouTube is starting to show...
If you’re wondering who the king of video curation is, look no further than YouTube

Jash YouTube channel with Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Reggie Watts and others launches

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As we mentioned in October, a new YouTube channel created by Daniel Kellison, who co-created The Man Show, was the original producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live and was a producer of Late Night With David Letterman and The Late Show With David Letterman.  Called Jash, the channel will feature separate channels with stars Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim...
Jash YouTube channel with Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Reggie Watts and others launches

Is Turner’s Funny or Die deal the start of a trend?

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Has a rush of new alliances between large cable programming conglomerates and independent producers of online video begun? Two weeks after cable giant Discovery Networks paid about $30 million to acquire San Francisco-based Revision3, Turner Networks revealed a significant partnership with online comedy producer Funny or Die. Under terms of the...
Is Turner’s Funny or Die deal the start of a trend?

Gink: The Next Great Social Network? [PARODY]

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Sketch troupe Derrick Comedy has tackled social networking as the topic of their latest video on CollegeHumor by creating the next next-generation social network: Gink. What is Gink? Well, it’s simple, really: “Gink is a fun made-up word, combining the words gibble and spink, both of which are also...
Gink: The Next Great Social Network? [PARODY]

It's All Blurry: CollegeHumor Makes Fun Of Nickelback And Instagram

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If you were searching for your daily dose of morning hilarity, look no further. CollegeHumor has just posted a Nickelback parody of the Photograph music video, substituting the theme of physical photos for the much hipper, Facebook-owned Instagram. Early warning: there’s a moment of NSFW language toward the last verse,...
It's All Blurry: CollegeHumor Makes Fun Of Nickelback And Instagram

This is Madness

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This is Madness is a post from Chris PirilloIs this madness… or Pirillo? Community member UncleJohn has a long history of recording some of my more unmentionable moments. Any time I make an oopsie, you can find it uploaded to his YouTube channel for posterity. It’s all in good fun,...
This is Madness

A Trailer for Every Academy Award Winning Movie Ever - Funny Videos | Cracked.com

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A Trailer for Every Academy Award Winning Movie Ever - Funny Videos | Cracked.com
eBaum’s World relaunches, wants to leave the past behind
Viral Video: Remember When Surface Was Just a Big-A*#&d Table?

Drop Everything Immediately And Make Your Own Gangnam Style Video With JibJab

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Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab! A TechCrunch tradition: wasting time in the office by putting ourselves and coworkers into JibJab videos (and then posting them). They just released a Gagnam Style one, starring you as Psy. Get to it....
Drop Everything Immediately And Make Your Own Gangnam Style Video With JibJab

YouTube And Shiva Rajaraman Bring Intelligent Channel Picks To Online Video

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How do you create technology to recommend new channels to users? And when does a person need to step in to curate these recommendations? In this extended version of the conversation from our latest issue, we chat with Shiva Rajaraman, Group Product Manager for YouTube."On YouTube, our top queries are...
YouTube And Shiva Rajaraman Bring Intelligent Channel Picks To Online Video

Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends

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You’re not unpopular, it’s just the nature of the news feed. Amongst all the business-related news at FMC, Facebook revealed that the average news feed story from a user profile reaches just 16% of their friends. Your actively shared links, photos, and status updates probably reach much higher than 16%...
Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends

Samsung and Google Take a Beating on the Funny Video Beat

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Need a giggle break? Here are two new videos that bring out the humor in tech. Conan O’Brien pokes at the similarities between Samsung and Apple products — and seems particularly on point considering yesterday’s Samsung internal design document release. Conan’s new motto for Samsung? “Think slightly different.” Meanwhile, CollegeHumor...
Samsung and Google Take a Beating on the Funny Video Beat
The backstory on the most frequently cited chart in digital media

Freak’n Genius: Animation startup uses Kinect to tap your inner goofball

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Kyle Kesterson may be known around Seattle as a talented designer, artist and active participant in the Startup Weekend hackathons. But did you know that the entrepreneur also was the Geico Gecko? During University of Washington basketball games back in 2009, Kesterson donned the mascot costume of the insurance...
Freak’n Genius: Animation startup uses Kinect to tap your inner goofball

Funny Or Die's Steve Jobs Movie, "iSteve," Beats Ashton Kushner And Aaron Sorkin To The Punchline

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The comedy website's first full-length production stars I'm A Mac's Justin Long. Two high-profile movies in production and post-production about Steve Jobs have been beaten to the release date by Funny Or Die's first long-form movie. iSteve, which will be released online on April 15, is a pastiche of...
Funny Or Die's Steve Jobs Movie, "iSteve," Beats Ashton Kushner And Aaron Sorkin To The Punchline

'Cocky' Defendant Gets A Web Redemption

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Cross-posted from A few weeks ago, a young woman named Penelope Soto became an internet legend after she was caught on camera flipping a Florida judge the bird and telling him to go f**k himself during a court proceeding. Soto's behavior earned her a 30-day stint in jail for...
'Cocky' Defendant Gets A Web Redemption
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