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Publicized Social Experiment

Shocking undercover campaigns and pranks spread on the web

Implications - The public has a strong affinity for watching genuine displays of emotion, which is one of the reasons why so many videos of social experiments go viral on the web. Looking to dive deeper into the human condition, consumers find this form of entertainment enchanting because of its unabashed honesty.
6 Featured, 44 Examples:
686,569 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Aug 12 — Mar 13
Consumer Insight Topics:

Featured Examples

Public Snoozing Photography
Public Snoozing Photography
The John Clang Beon Sleeps Project Tells People to Relax
Part street performance, part social experiment and part photography series, the John Clang Beon Sleeps project is an unusual way to send a message to the public. The people in Singapore, as in... MORE
play_circle_filled Walk-In Homicide Pranks
Walk-In Homicide Pranks
See How People React to This Elevator Murder Social Experiment Campaign
A viral advertisement campaign for the movie Dead Man Down, the Elevator Murder Experiment video is a social experiment to see what real people’s reactions would be to witnessing a murder in action.... MORE
play_circle_filled Horrendously Uncomfortable Pranks
Horrendously Uncomfortable Pranks
The 'Awkward Mistletoe' Joke Takes Street Kissing Too Far
The ‘Awkward Mistletoe’ prank by LAHWF takes awkward questions on the street perhaps a little far. The hilarious holiday joke has two girls and one guy going up to complete strangers,... MORE
play_circle_filled Fake Celeb Photo-Ops
Fake Celeb Photo-Ops
Pretend Celebrity Brett Cohen Plays Pranks in Times Square
Have you heard of pretend celebrity Brett Cohen? Wanting to walk a day in the shoes of the rich and famous, Brett Cohen hired body guards, assistants and photographers to walk around with him in... MORE
play_circle_filled Supermarket Social Experiments
Supermarket Social Experiments
Shoppers Get Asked Odd Questions in This Supermarket Prank Video
From the guys at Mediocre Films comes this hilarious supermarket prank video. It seems like Greg Benson can’t get enough of pranking people in public places. First he came up with a prank... MORE
play_circle_filled Performance Self-Art Pranks
Performance Self-Art Pranks
The Gallery Hijak Video Teaches You How to Become Art
Two pranksters named Doug and Mikael decide to take the art world by the balls and demonstrate how to become art in their Gallery Hijack video. They went to two galleries to test their social... MORE

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