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 Jukin Media is Leveraging Original Video Content After Viral Success

    …, one of the brands we featured in a previous “Day in the Life” post has perked our interest, as it’s standing at a very interesting crossroads in its day-to-day operations. Jukin Media, a publisher known for its viral video licensing and distribution business model, has launched its own production studio and announced its intentions to delve…

    ReelSEOin Facebook YouTube- 20 readers -
  • Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Take Their Fight to Online Video

    … each time he has fought. That record was just broken again in July with the May/Mac press conference tour. This isn’t surprising as 50% of all UFC/MMA press conference views over the last two years, have featured Conor McGregor. What Makes Conor McGregor So Appealing for Digital Video? The nature of his fights, his knockouts, his comedic lines and his…

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  • Dollar Shave Club’s New Sponsored Video Campaigns Are Doing F***** Great

    We all remember the first time that we watched “ – Our Blades Are F***ing Great.” Published in March 2012, the oldest video on Dollar Shave Club’s YouTube channel currently has 24.7 million views and 180,000 engagements, according to Tubular Labs. This video literally launched the company, and generated an incredible number of views, and engagements.

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  • Top Three Takeaways From #VidCon 2017 Industry Track

    … that is watching videos for a much longer time. # 2 You CAN Recover From the YouTube ‘Adpocalypse’ But it Takes Work On Friday morning, I deviated from schedule of 28 must-attend sessions that I had put on my calendar before VidCon. And I’m glad that I did, because I attended the session entitled, “Navigating Algorithm Changes in Social Video: How to Respond…

    Greg Jarboe/ ReelSEOin Social YouTube- 37 readers -
  • How to manage a PR crisis: the 12 golden rules

    … or two from our favourite podcasting team, Brand Newsroom. In the meantime, you might enjoy these: Always think through the consequences of your content How to gain trust for your brand Brand Newsroom: Dealing with PR disasters (lessons from Trump, Rio and Delta) So you want a viral video The post How to manage a PR crisis: the 12 golden rules appeared first on Lush Digital. …

    Lush Digitalin Social How To's- 18 readers -
  • User-generated March Madness Videos Explode on Instagram

    … groups including college sports fanatics, gamers, and yes, even gamblers. Although the odds of creating a perfect bracket are against us, online content creators can still increase their chances of reaching and engaging more fans during this two-week period by posting the right content at the right time. UGC March Madness Videos on Instagram From March…

    ReelSEOin Social Facebook- 27 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. Data points are all well and good…

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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…

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  • 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- 18 readers -
  • A Day in The Life Of: Head of Programming at Viral Media Sensation Jukin Media

    … viral video is brought in, or when we're live streaming on Facebook and everyone is eyeing the stats in real time. What tools do you use to manage Jukin's channels? JK: We've built a proprietary content management tool that organizes our growing library of viral clips, which are the raw materials that many of our content formats are leveraging. We…

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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…

    Digiday- 20 readers -
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