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?

    … behind or disenfranchised. Live streams and vanishing videos tap into our collective need to feel part of something – even if that “something” is an exploding watermelon. The rising popularity of live video has given companies an opportunity to get creative and produce content experiences that can’t be missed. They’re using live video to connect…

    Visual.lyin Social Content- 9 readers -
  • 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- 6 readers -
  • Does Facebook Work for B2B PR? These Brands Say Yes!

    … hashtags, Honeywell booth information and descriptions of incentives for attendees who stop by. Honeywell’s status updates tend to include large images, making them pop out of the newsfeed effectively. Under the “More” tab on its Facebook page, Honeywell includes links to its website, other social network profiles, blog, technical support contact…

    Allen Mireles/ Vocus Blogin Social Facebook Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Serendipity! 5 Brands That Scored an Accidental Viral Hit

    … Many brands work for years without ever feeling the sweet embrace of a viral hit; however, an ever rarer beast is the unintentional brand booster—the viral video that just happens to feature you. Impossible to plan or predict—and tricky to capitalize on—the inadvertent brand content moment is the albino unicorn of viral marketing. Here are five…

    The Content Strategistin Content- 9 readers -
  • Gangnam Style – Top Tips To Create Great Viral Videos

    Charlie bit my finger - again ! Subscribe here: 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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