Reading While Eating for March 14: Internet Infamy

Wednesday's links discuss celebrity memes and how viral campaigns fail.

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Supporters hold their umbrellas during East Timor's former military commander Taur Matan Ruak's presidential campaign at Letefoho village in Ermera district, on March 13, 2012. East Timor's presidential election, scheduled for March 17, 2012, will be the country's third presidential election.

Anyone’s Game: Just because they’re NBA stars doesn’t mean they can pick a decent March Madness bracket. (BuzzFeed)

Leg-Bombing Blues: When celebrities become Internet memes, they don’t always take it very well. (Flavorwire)

Pass It On: From “pink slime” in school lunches to the ubiquitous Kony 2012 video, there’s a huge problem with viral campaigns. (TIME Ideas)

Strict Strip: Las Vegas may have a Sin City reputation, but they’ve banned some pretty tame things. Even hula hoops. (Mental Floss)

Vulgar and Viral:┬áThe latest billboard to cause a national frenzy isn’t about a big social issue. Rather, it says “hot dogs give you butt cancer.” (The Daily What)

Silly Supercut: What happens when your grandparents discover Photo Booth. (Stuff I Stole from the Internet)

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