Hottest virals: Skype's tear-jerker tells the story of an improbable friendship

The latest viral video hits from Skype, Samsung and Asics.

Skype: tear jerker
Skype: tear jerker

The Born Friends Family Portrait - a unique friendship brought together by Skype

Those of you prone to emotional weepy outbursts beware. This tear-jerker video from Skype tells the story of a long-distance friendship between two teenage girls, from the US and New Zealand, who were both born with one arm.

Samsung - Aliens make first contact with Beckenbauer

Samsung has enlisted legendary player and manager Franz Beckenbauer for a campaign based around the idea that aliens are going to invade the earth and play a football match with mankind that "decides the fate of the planet". Don’t ask. Watch out for the wooden acting by the journalist, Kris Voakes.

Asics - Best of the Asics Treadmill Challenge

Asics took a treadmill to the streets to see how long members of the public could match the pace of America’s fastest marathon runner (who, of course, is sponsored by Asics) Ryan Hall.