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
    • 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 grad program.

      Lush Digital- 20 readers -
    • A Day in the Life Of: Head of Brand Partnerships at ATTN:

      In the world of video marketing, statistics and data are consistently touted as the most important metrics to consider when determining the success of a branded content campaign. But sometimes it’s important to pause for a moment and remember that stats aren’t everything, even in this technology-driven world.

      ReelSEOin Social Google Facebook- 16 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- 16 readers -
  • A Day in The Life Of: Head of Programming at Viral Media Sensation Jukin Media

    …-created videos into wildly popular channels such as FailArmy, The Pet Collective, Poke My Heart, JukinVideo, and People Are Awesome. These brands combine for more than 15 million subscribers, as well as over 1.6 billion video views per month, which places Jukin 9th on Tubular's most recent media property rankings. Out of the top ten media properties…

    ReelSEOin Facebook- 23 readers -
  • 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…

    Digiday- 9 readers -
  • 10 Video Marketing Lessons from the Top Brands and Video Creators of 2015

    … the YouTube space this year as a daily vlogger, he completely changed the expectations for creators as well. Although he has had a channel since 2010 that saw plenty of success with single videos, it wasn’t until this year that he took his passion for storytelling and put it into daily vlog form. His daily vlogs routinely get upwards of 650k views…

    Andy Smith/ ReelSEO- 28 readers -
  • 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- 24 readers -
  • 16 Top Video Marketing Tips and Takeaways from Vidsummit 2015

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    ReelSEOin YouTube- 14 readers -
  • Good Mythical Morning: YouTube Channel Review - Through the 'Reel' Wringer

    … This week we’ll be looking at Rhett and Link’s YouTube channel Good Mythical Morning as suggested by these good actual viewers. So let’s load up Rhett and Link’s channel and see what insights we can squeeze out. Content: Rhett and Link are a pair of Internetainers known for their viral videos, comedy songs, and IFC show Commercial Kings. Good…

    ReelSEOin Social YouTube- 17 readers -
  • Viral Video Roundup June 2015: S'more Entertainment All Round

    … of high-profile YouTube stars. They got those stars to talk about the campaign. They even put them together to make a catchy song. So what’s the problem? Well, for starters the video is unlisted on YouTube. There is little to no reason to ever do this. Unlisted videos do not rank in search and lower your ability to capitalize on search traffic…

    Andy Smith/ ReelSEOin Facebook YouTube- 43 readers -
  • Why User-generated Video Needs the Same Protection as Branded Content

    …-generated Video Content: Yes, it's Still Subject to Copyright Law User-generated viral videos - the most organically shared and viewed of all video formats – has long suffered from a neglectful ‘home video’ perception. The stigma -- as often perpetuated by mass media forums -- suggests that content we create, upload, and share is somehow exempt…

    ReelSEOin Content- 21 readers -
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