Viral Video

A viral video is a video that becomes popular through the process of (most often) Internet sharing, typically through video sharing websites, social media and email. Viral videos often contain humorous content and include televised comedy sketches, such as The Lonely Island's "Lazy Sunday" and "Dick in a Box", Numa Numa videos, The Evolution of Dance, Chocolate Rain on YouTube; and web-only productions such as I Got a Crush... on Obama. Some eyewitness events have also been caught on video and have "gone viral" such as the Battle at Kruger.More recently, the Kony 2012 video by Invisible Children, Inc.
Posts about Viral Video
  • How to manage a PR crisis: the 12 golden rules

    … You may have seen the incredible footage recently of the American physician who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight. He’d done nothing wrong apart from not complying with a request to vacate his seat so United staff could fly instead. The incident via ABC News can be seen here. It wasn’t a great look. In fact, in terms of brand…

    Lush Digitalin Social How To's- 15 readers -
  • User-generated March Madness Videos Explode on Instagram

    … it to the Final 4. Uploaded content showing their progression throughout the tournament spiked along a number of different metrics. Their “Survive and Advance” to the Sweet #16 had almost 1M views the day it was uploaded. When they advanced to the Final Four, that video had almost 2.5x times that amount in the first day. So, the key takeaway to engaging fans…

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  • A Day in the Life Of: Head of Brand Partnerships at ATTN:

    … been so successful in terms of online/viral video content? TC: Our mission at ATTN: is to tell stories that are worth your attention. Many of these stories are centered around passion points across parenting, social justice, education, the environment, and “adulting” issues. We use conversational language to create a cogent argument around each…

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  • Game Changer? Going viral for all the wrong reasons

    … “Hey guys, I’m just heading downstairs for my Paleo pear and banana bread, would you like to join me?” And so begins three of the most awkward minutes in recent video production memory. The production in question is the $4000 dollar “Game Changers” campaign by the Department of Finance, aimed at enticing new graduates to join the department’s…

    Lush Digital- 21 readers -
  • So you want a viral video

    … One of the last things I want to hear a client say when talking about a video production is that they “want it to go viral”. When I think of viral videos, I go straight to things like Psy’s Gangnam Style and Charlie Bit My Finger. They are both great videos that got people to share them around and talk about them. But where are they now? Sure…

    Lush Digitalin Social- 17 readers -
  • A Day in The Life Of: Head of Programming at Viral Media Sensation Jukin Media

    … If you’ve ever searched YouTube for fail videos or cute animal compilations, chances are you’ve landed on a channel owned by Jukin Media. The viral video brand searches the web for user-generated content (UGC) on the brink of virality, purchases the rights, and then works with brands to license the content. Jukin also compiles these user…

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  • Inside Fatherly’s very grown-up viral video strategy

    … The millennial dad-focused website Fatherly has been on Facebook barely more than a year, but it’s already using it in a very grown-up way. Thanks to a quickly, finely honed Facebook video strategy that’s earned Fatherly more than 250 million views in under a year, the site is now using its viral videos to grow not just its presence…

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  • 10 Video Marketing Lessons from the Top Brands and Video Creators of 2015

    … you’ll make my list this time next year! Best Use of Branded Video 2015: 5 Top Brands BuzzFeed No brand has cracked the code this year quite like BuzzFeed. They have spent a tremendous amount of effort finding out what type of content resonates best with viewers on every platform and figuring out the most efficient way to draw in viewers based…

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  • The Brands and Agencies Behind the Most Popular Video Ads on YouTube

    … before: The Top Creative Agencies, the Top Brands, and the Top Media Agencies based on the YouTube Ads Leaderboards. Now, ReelSEO frequently focuses on the most popular ads created that month, but it’s time to take a closer look at the agencies and brands behind them. Why is it worth knowing which creative agencies have multiple ads in the year-to-date…

    Greg Jarboe/ ReelSEOin Social YouTube- 28 readers -
  • 16 Top Video Marketing Tips and Takeaways from Vidsummit 2015

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