(Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images) Last year, Chinese dissident and humanitarian artist Ai Weiwei created a site-specific installation at Alcatraz Island,..
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The shorthand capacity of the GIF has aided and abetted viral meaning blitzes to such an effective degree, the..
(Photograph: John Lamparski/Getty Images) For anyone who participated in the 400,000 strong #PeoplesClimateMarch on Autumn Equinox September 21, 2014, the..
The most uncanny aspect of “Citizen Four,” the Laura Poitras film which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary this..
This Fall, #BlackLivesMatter, a powerful hashtag movement coursed through Twitter in response to the murder of an unarmed Michael Brown..
Filmmaker Tatia Pilieva asked 20 strangers to kiss for the first time: the resulting video comes in at #3 for..
The New York City People’s Climate March on September 21st, 2014 exceeded the expectations of the organizers as well as..
This Sunday, September 21st, citizens, activists, artists, non-profits, labor unions and everyone under the sun is invited to participate in..
Celebrity Energy: #NoFrackingWay: Mark Ruffalo, Yoko Ono and The Anti-Fracking Movement In 2010, the Emmy-awarded documentary Gasland, by activist Josh..
Jane McGonigal a Game Designer, Inspirational Speaker and New York Times Best Selling Author of Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us..
When Twitter launched its 140 character micro blogging site in 2006, no one could have predicted its rise to influence..
Share This: How You Will Change the World with Social Media by Deanna Zandt Social Media: It’s not just for..
Brett Gaylor’s RIP: A Remix Manifesto helped to break this conversation open. Framed around Remix, he explores how a shift from..
It’s the one year anniversary of the #OccupyWallStreet movement, and also the one-year anniversary of theviralmedialab.org…! Last year at this..
A generational tidal wave is upon us, with a debate on EFFECTIVE MESSAGING at its center. For example: Why..
On Monday June 9th, The Viral Media Lab will be collaborating on a live tweet of street art from Union..