Google Lands On Viral Chart With Product You Can't (Yet) Buy

Six Out of Ten Spots Taken Over by World Cup Campaigns

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Google interrupts a Viral Chart otherwise full of World Cup ads with a product you can't buy: self-driving cars. Touting safety as its main goal, the tech giant shows a few lucky testers who are treated to a privileged ride on the two-seater prototype that comes without a steering wheel, accelerator pedal or brake pedal (kinda wierd and scary!).

The company will start test-driving the vehicles on public roads later this summer with a pilot program in California if all goes as planned. It's not the first time Google has topped the chart with a glimpse into the near-future; its demo video for Google Glass topped the chart, long before they were ready for market.

Mankind debuts at No. 5 this week bringing to light the overlooked issue of domestic violence against men; Coca-Cola comes in at No. 6 with a creative aimed at college students; Samsung makes No. 7 boasting the features of its new curved HDTV; Castrol takes No. 8 with a thrilling challenge featuring a number of famed drivers; and Korean auto brands Hyundai and Kia debut on the chart at No. 9 and No. 10 respectively with their individual FIFA World Cup campaigns.

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