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26/11/2012 by

Got Stache? Movember The True Viral Movement

Movember is the mash-up of Moustache and November. Get all insights about the hairy, but true viral movement that is raising global awareness for prostate and other male cancer charities.

MOVEMBER-2012, Got Stache? Movember The True Viral Movement

You will have noticed? Your male co-workers, friends, family, VIPs, Celebs around the globe getting hairier and hairier faces this month.

The reason? They support global movement Movember: one month of lip hair cultivation. Please don’t make fun of them, since these face farms are dedicated to raise awareness of men’s health.

This motion graphic about Movember will give you a good overview of the month and what it is all about.

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We love the fact that technology is enabling people to do more good. In my opinion Movember is even beyond “tech to do go good” beyond and becoming a powerful growing movement, truly viral at heart. Creating buzz at millions of coffee machines.

One of the big viral drivers, is the many consumer competitions that are being held the whole month, producing tons of consumer generated content of men showing their Movember moustache photos on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Flickr etc.

How big the Movember 2011 movement already was? Take a look at below infographic. It’s not only fun, its generating donations by the crowd!

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I understand you need to be a pretty hairy bastard if you still want to participate and grow your moustache this week.

But hey, your donation to Movember would be greatly appreciated as well.

What About You?

I would love to hear your feedback about the Movember movement in the comments below. And maybe you can also share some great Movember sites here you love?

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About the Author
Igor Beuker is a serial entrepreneur, acclaimed trendwatcher & speaker, marketing consultant and advisory board member at several disruptive media, technology and entertainment firms. Book Igor as keynote speaker, follow Igor on Twitter or contact him via LinkedIn.

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