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Friday, 6 October 2006

Genuine commentary or viral advertising for 'webcameron'?

I came across this video on YouTube. It is a commentary on David Cameron's recent launch of his 'webcameron' videoblog - link here. As the comment which already appears on YouTube makes clear, the commenter and me (at least) are left wondering whether this is a genuine commentary by a younger Briton on what Cameron hopes will be an innovative way of making contact with a wider range of people in Britain, particularly younger people, or whether it is one of these 'viral adverts' one hears so much about. In summary, I haven't yet entirely made my mind up whether I'm actually buying into clever viral advertising propaganda by posting about it, but for what it is worth here it is:

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