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…

    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!

    … examples of brands using Facebook successfully as part of their digital B2B public relations campaigns: HP Enterprise Business Status Updates, About Us Page and House Rules HP large business solutions: home for solutions, products and services for enterprise and corporate customers. HP Enterprise Business’ Facebook page has 25,275 likes…

    Allen Mireles/ Vocus Blogin Social Facebook Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Serendipity! 5 Brands That Scored an Accidental Viral Hit

    … of our favorite inadvertent branded content moments for you to look upon jealously, and hope that maybe someday you’ll get this lucky. GoPro: A Grizzly Ate my GoPro While filming for a BBC wildlife documentary in Alaska, cameraman Brad Josephs left his GoPro video camera on a riverbank hoping to get some up-close-and-personal shots of a Grizzly…

    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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