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
    • Top Three Takeaways From #VidCon 2017 Industry Track

      I just flew back to Boston, MA, from Anaheim, CA, so I had a lot of time to think about all of the things that I learned by attending (and speaking) at two-days of back-to-back sessions in VidCon’s industry track. Now, I toyed briefly with creating one of those BuzzFeed-style listicles: “The 29 nuggets of news that you missed by not attending VidCon 2017.

      Greg Jarboe/ ReelSEOin Social YouTube- 33 readers -
  • 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- 17 readers -
  • User-generated March Madness Videos Explode on Instagram

    … 14th – April 3rd of this year, engagement on March Madness video content on Instagram exploded compared to last year. Instagram engagement increased by 127% compared to content uploaded during the 2016 March Madness two-week window. What could have caused such an increase? I’m glad you asked. This year, the top content on Instagram during…

    ReelSEOin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
  • 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

    … to the Lush newsletter for fortnightly advice to help you market your business better, tips from our video production gurus, and a podcast or two from our favourite podcasting team, Brand Newsroom. In the meantime, you might enjoy these: The new viral video: Lessons from Happy Chewbacca Is chasing viral content killing trust? [podcast with show notes] Here’s the one big reason so many corporate videos fail So you want a viral video The post Game Changer? Going viral for all the wrong reasons appeared first on Lush Digital. …

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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 Psy…

    Lush Digitalin Social- 18 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…

    Andy Smith/ ReelSEO- 32 readers -
  • The Brands and Agencies Behind the Most Popular Video Ads on YouTube

    … standings? Well, success on YouTube is hard. That’s why there are so many one-hit wonders. In fact, I once taught a YouTube marketing workshop in London and was surprised to discover that the creators of one of the previous year’s viral videos were in the back of the room. I quipped, “You should be up here teaching this class.” And they looked…

    Greg Jarboe/ ReelSEOin Social YouTube- 32 readers -
  • 16 Top Video Marketing Tips and Takeaways from Vidsummit 2015

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