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Viral Video: Will Ferrell Is Worth Five Million Twits

It took five years, but the Funny Or Die comedy site finally reached five million Twitter followers. And, naturally, it’s marking the occasion with a video by its co-founder and frequent star, Will Ferrell.

In it, he makes fun of the site’s tweets and also fires an intern — pretty much par for the course. Along with the fandom on Twitter, Funny Or Die has two million Facebook “Likes” and 370,000 Tumblr followers.

Here’s the Ferrell video:


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus