The World’s Shortest Escalator, Enthusiastically Sought Out and Taken Seven Times

This guy took a trip to ride the Guinness-certified shortest escalator in the world, because, why not? As he says, it’s obviously a thing of beauty and magnificence. The fact that it even exists may be incomprehensible to some, and…

Gangnam Style Is Now the Most-Liked YouTube Video in History

First, he took over YouTube. Then, he took over mainstream television. Now, he’s the proud owner of a Guinness World Record. South Korean rapper PSY has just set a new YouTube-based record with his megahit “Gangnam Style” – the most…

How’s That for Karma: Reddit Earns Guinness Record for Largest Online Secret Santa Game

The crown jewel of reddit’s international anonymous gift exchange program redditgifts, the secret santa contest, has just been awarded a Guinness World Record. Reddit first announced their intentions of going for a World Record back in November of 2011. Their…

MTV to Break the World Record for Most Live Concerts

The O Music Awards is the offbeat, outrageous, and online awards show that celebrates the best in digital music—from the top artist on Twitter to the most innovative music app. The O music awards celebrates everything digital in the music…

Guinness World Record Holder For Highest Gamerscore Hits 700,000

UPDATE: Check out our exclusive interview with Ray Cox about his quest for 1,000,000. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: When is comes to gaming these days, you’re either an achievement lover or you’re not. I would even call myself that – maybe even…

Facebook Post With One Million Comments Set To Break Guinness World Record

There is a photo on Facebook that a few of my closest friends and I hold very dear. It’s from our high school days, so the picture brings up a certain feeling of nostalgia – so much so that we…

Reddit Going For Guinness World Record With Secret Santa Game

This year, reddit is looking to set an official Guinness World Record by hosting the biggest online game of Secret Santa ever. Last year’s Secret Santa had over 17,000 participants from over 90 different countries, which was a record itself.…

Georgian Teen’s iPad Typing Skills Earn Him Guinness Record

The joke is that there is now a Guinness World Record for everything. If you can do it, they can give you a certificate. And after hearing about this new record, I think that the joke might have some validity.…

Oreo Sets Guinness Record For Likes On Facebook

Oreo said today it set a Guinness World Records with the most “likes” for a brand on a Facebook post in 24 hours.

The record attempt began on Tuesday, February 15 at 9 a.m. EST, when the Oreo Facebook community of 16 million fans from around the world was invited to "like" the following post:  "’Like’ this post to join other Oreo fans around the world in setting a Guinness World Record for most ‘likes’ to a post in 24 hours.”

 

Oreo Aims To set Guinness Record For Likes On Facebook

Oreo is asking people to help it set the Guinness World Records for the most “likes” on a Facebook post in 24 hours.