Viral world: what caught fire on the internet this week
The world's best Dad, Kate Moss breaks her radio silence for Comic Relief and the end of Google Reader
OUR weekly round-up of the crème de le crème of the web – from memes to videos to blogs. Readers with suggestions for next week's round-up should contact Dina Rickman at The Week.
GOOGLE READER'S DOWNFALL
When Google announced they were shutting down their popular RSS feed service, Google Reader, the internet was aghast. Someone even made a Downfall parody:
BEST. DAD. EVER
This letter, from a father who overheard his son's plan to come out as gay, was used in a campaign by American anti-homophobia clothing company fckh8. It went viral in Britain after it was picked up by Attitude Magazine.
MOSS BREAKS HER RADIO SILENCE
Kate Moss rarely speaks to the media. But the supermodel broke her silence to help raise £200,000 for Comic Relief by reading an extract from the steamy novel Fifty Shades Of Grey live on Radio 1's breakfast show all in aid of Red Nose Day:
Americans are so poor they are forced to drink snow instead of coffee, live in tents, and eat "yummy" wild birds, according to the latest – unverified - North Korean propaganda video:
A British man hailed as a "hero" in January after a video showed him hauling a shark away from children at an Australian beach, has been sacked from his job. The charity worker was on sick leave for work related stress at the time: