In May of 2015, Dominyk Alfonseca went to a bank in Virginia Beach, Virginia. During this time, Alfonseca walked up to a teller and handed her a note asking for money. During this time, Alfonseca recorded the entire incident and posted it onto instagram. His reason for committing a bank
John Robert Hill, also known as Boonk Gang, went viral on Instagram for posting videos of himself stealing from fast food restaurants, barber shops, and random people off the streets. Hill gets millions of views for his version of “art”. Is committing burglary socially acceptable when someone is doing it
Now more than ever being with the influence of social media, such as facebook, twitter, instagram and youtube is easy to find and share a video that we like because it makes us feel better or because it makes us laugh. It is common to browse around our social media
A group called Improve Everywhere, founded by Charlie Todd in 2001, was created to surprise people by these positive pranks. Over the years they have done over 150 pranks which they refer to as “mission.” All of their pranks are harmless and are meant to make people smile, yet in
Ben Philips is a somewhat famous video blogger on youtube. I was turned on to the antics about a year ago, and something about the exuberant sensationalization of his videos does not quite sit with me right. The first few videos I watched were harmless enough and quite amusing, but
There are many prank series in Youtube these days. In broad terms, prank video can be called as art activity since through those pranks, we can see how people’s emotion change and their reaction in extreme situation. However, in this video, the prank went way too far. Basically, there are
Youtube is a growing platform that results in various types of videos being shared. The range is from musical covers to people video blogging about their lives. A key motivation for most of these videos are from the amount of views and likes they get. To become a video with
In this very popular 2008 YouTube video, Rémi Gaillard from France dresses up like a kangaroo and “pranks” people. The pranks include stealing, trespassing, and what some would consider assaulting a policeman. What I ask is that, in this example of freedom of speech, how far can a humorist go?