Viral Videos

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 Videos
  • Does Live Video Make Sense for Your Content Marketing Strategy?

    You can find a ton of stats about the rise of live video. They’re all impressive. We spend hours upon hours thumbing through Snapchat Stories every week, and Facebook Live is great at distracting hard-working, focused employees during business hours. I personally spent more time than I’m willing to admit watching BuzzFeed find out how many elastic bands can be wrapped around a ...

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  • Make a Video Go Viral

    … Make a Video Go Viral Have you ever wondered how some videos go viral? Many people wish to know the big secret to make a video go viral. But the ultimate truth is, there is no magic trick. From Gangnam Style and the Harlem Shake to Pepsi’s Test Drive- all viral videos have one thing in common, they all follow…

    Debajyoti Banerjee / Seven Boatsin Social SEO YouTube- 7 readers -
  • Does Facebook Work for B2B PR? These Brands Say Yes!

    … and focuses on providing information about big data analytics for business. “HP’s Enterprise Business division understands that most CIOs aren’t half as interested in our technology as in what it can help them achieve,” they state in their About tab. The About section includes a list of outcomes HP Systems have helped clients provide worldwide, making…

    Allen Mireles/ Vocus Blogin Social Facebook Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Serendipity! 5 Brands That Scored an Accidental Viral Hit

    … views before its removal—almost four times the number of Bowie’s official video. Although the video was put together as a side project aboard the ISS, the song proved a huge hit for brands, such as Bowie, NASA and Hadfield alike. Home Depot: Spencer’s Home Depot Marriage Proposal Although it seems unlikely, Home Depot were entirely unaware…

    The Content Strategistin Content- 10 readers -
  • Gangnam Style – Top Tips To Create Great Viral Videos

    Charlie bit my finger - again ! Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/1oHVuUM Even had I thought of trying to get my boys to do this I probably couldn't have. Neither were coerced into any of this and neither were hurt (for very long anyway). This was just one of those moments when I had the video camera out because the boys were being fun and they provided something really very funny.

    Gordon Robinson/ Work With Gordon- 10 readers -
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