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Your Facebook Likes Won’t Save Lives Says Powerful New UNICEF Campaign

According to UNICEF, 19,000 children die every day from preventable causes. And your Facebook like isn’t going to save a one of them. The United Nations Children’s Fund Sweden division is calling people out with a powerful new ad campaign: we need money for polio vaccines and your slacktivism isn’t helping. “Like is on Facebook, and we will vaccinate zero …

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These Were The 20 Most Shared Video Ads Of 2012

Unruly Media has put out its annual look at the top 20 video ads of the year, in terms of shares. While, it may not come across as an ad, exactly, the company has put Kony 2012 from the non-profit Invisible Children, at the top of the list. The video has generated over 10.1 million shares since launching in early …

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Jason Russell Meltdown: “That Wasn’t Me”

Jason Russell, the man who founded Kony 2012, sat down with Oprah recently to talk about his infamous nude meltdown in March and said that what began as a wave ended as a tsunami. Russell went on a frightening rampage in the spring, taking to the streets while fully nude and reportedly mumbling incoherently about the devil while stopping cars …

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Kony 2012 and the History of Viral Video [Infographic]

Not too many short videos have gotten the amount of attention Kony 2012 received. In fact, the short film about Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony’s alleged crimes reached 100 million views in just six days. The only other video to even come close to the same success was the Susan Boyle, Britain’s Got Talent feature. It reached 100 million views …

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Kony 2012 Sequel ‘Beyond Famous’ Released Today

Is it really even plausible that lightning would strike twice and a sequel to the world’s most successful viral video in history could duplicate the hype and buzz of its predecesor? Probably not, but Invisible Children is still going to sail their kite into the storm anyways to see if they can harness that social media electricity one more time. …

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American Pie’s Jason Biggs Parodies Jason Russell’s Post-Kony 2012 Naked Incident

Remember American Pie? No, not Don McLean’s moving tribute to Buddy Holly. I meant the late-nineties teen flick where Jason Biggs’s character famously copulates with an apple pie. Yeah, that one. Well they’re making another sequel, called American Reunion (I hear the working title was “Dead Horse”), and the cast has been on tour promoting the new film. As a …

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Jason Russell’s Breakdown Was “Brief Reactive Psychosis” Following KONY 2012

Recent viral success Kony 2012 has been seen by over 100 million people, and doubtless millions of those viewers have also seen recent videos of Filmmaker and Invisible Children co-founder Jason Russell’s public nudity incident, or heard reports of his breakdown last week. Today the Invisible Children Blog thanked fans for their support during Russell’s recovery, and Russell’s family announced …

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Kony 2012 Jason Russell: Retro Footage

A half-naked man running through the streets of San Diego was detained by police who found him to be in some sort of mental distress brought on by exhaustion, dehydration and whatever else. This just after a crazy viral video about taking action against an evil warlord, Joseph Kony, demanding we take military action. What’s next? All these crazy events …

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Up-Close Video of Invisible Children’s Jason Russell Having a Naked Breakdown [NSFW]

Producing an earth-shattering, virally successful video could take its toll on anybody. Especially when that video strives to save the lives and minds of African children from the throes of kidnapping and forced-soldiery. Deadlines, last-minute edits, high emotions, sharp criticisms, and even widespread success are all things that the human mind doesn’t normally have to deal with, and it can …

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Jason Russell Of Kony 2012 Caught Naked In Public On Video [NSFW]

As previously reported, Jason Russell, co-founder of Invisible Children, and the man behind the huge viral video that has received so much attention over the last couple weeks, Kony 2012, was arrested in San Diego after an incident which reports indicated included allegations of public intoxication, vandalism, and masturbating in public (police said one caller indicated he was “perhaps masturbating,” …

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Kony 2012 Co-Founder Jason Russell Detained For Public Masturbation? [Updated]

Jason Russell, of Invisible Children and most recently KONY 2012 fame, was detained by San Diego Police in Pacific Beach yesterday, on allegations of public intoxication, vandalism, and masturbating in public. Update: ABC News is reporting: “Several callers reported the male was wearing only underwear and running into the street,” said the statement released by San Diego police spokeswoman Lt. …

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Kony 2012 Screening In Uganda Elicits Strong Criticism

Unless you’ve been under one mighty huge rock lately, the words Kony 2012 probably engender some sort of feeling deep inside you. Whether it’s disgust at the actions of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, or skepticism about the movement’s tactics and concerns about “slacktivism,” you probably have something to say on the topic. And people’s opinions have been shared, to an …

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