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
  • 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…

    ReelSEOin Facebook- 10 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- 7 readers -
  • 10 Video Marketing Lessons from the Top Brands and Video Creators of 2015

    … on compelling titles and thumbnails. This has resulted in shareable content that has garnered more than 4.7B views on YouTube in the past year and another 8.8B on Facebook. Video Marketing Takeaway: Take the extra time to create clickable titles and thumbnails for your video content and figure out what works best for each platform. Video length…

    Andy Smith/ ReelSEO- 23 readers -
  • The Brands and Agencies Behind the Most Popular Video Ads on YouTube

    … scientist to buy paid views on YouTube. But, they would be wrong. It takes a brilliant media strategist to leverage two TrueView formats – in-stream and in-display – and half a dozen targeting methods – demographic groups, keywords, interests, topics, placements, and video remarketing. And don’t get me started on optimizing your video campaign…

    Greg Jarboe/ ReelSEOin Social YouTube- 20 readers -
  • 16 Top Video Marketing Tips and Takeaways from Vidsummit 2015

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    ReelSEOin YouTube- 10 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- 14 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- 42 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- 19 readers -
  • Viral Video Roundup May 2015: Take Shia's Advice and Just Do It

    … something even loosely related to one. I’m shocked I haven’t seen more spoofs on the yearly classic, but it presents a great opportunity for added exposure not just the first year the video is uploaded, but it is really quite evergreen if done well. It also helps to have Robert De Niro at the podium. Prom Season Proposals (Are a Thing) May is also prom…

    Andy Smith/ ReelSEOin Google YouTube- 15 readers -
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