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2014: The Year Prankvertising Jumps the Shark?

2014: The Year Prankvertising Jumps the Shark?

2013 was the year of the prankvert but can that format survive into 2014 when the public are so aware of it? What other social video trends will emerge in 2014 and how can brands and video marketers and advertisers join in the conversation?

Samsung Is The Most Socially Shared Video Brand Of 2013

Samsung Is The Most Socially Shared Video Brand Of 2013

Samsung is the overwhelming winner in the most shared social video brands of 2013. GEICO and their Hump-Day camel come in second, with Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches" a close third. We also loved campaigns by Kmart, Evian and Pepsi - but not Coca Cola.

Sharing Of Video Ads Has Increased Nearly 50 Times In Last Eight Years

Sharing Of Video Ads Has Increased Nearly 50 Times In Last Eight Years

The sharing of video ads across social networks like Facebook and Twitter has increased nearly 50x over the past 8 years. The top 3 ads of all time have a combined 14,591,333 million shares between them - can you guess what those ads are?

40% Of Top 1000 Shared Instagram Videos Are Brand Led, Snoopy Is Top Dog

40% Of Top 1000 Shared Instagram Videos Are Brand Led, Snoopy Is Top Dog

Instagram Video only launched in June but it's already attracting huge brand attention. 40% of the top 1000 shared Instagram videos last month were brand led, with Peanuts, GE, Nike, MTV, Disney and Red Bull all benefiting from super short form video marketing.

Unruly Launches Tool to Predict ‘Sharability’ of Social Videos in Brazil

Unruly Launches Tool to Predict ‘Sharability’ of Social Videos in Brazil

Rio 2014 is only 10 months away and it might just be the biggest social media event yet. Unruly have launched a brand new tool that helps brands and advertisers predict how many shares their videos are likely to attract in Brazil - social media capital of the universe - before they are even launched.

Apple Lose Out To Samsung, Xbox to PS4 in Video Ad Battle [Report]

Apple Lose Out To Samsung, Xbox to PS4 in Video Ad Battle [Report]

Significant video shares across social media networks can increase brand awareness by 55% and increase the 'likelihood to purchase' by 103% but who are the real winners in the technology sector when it comes to video ad shares? A new report from Unruly takes us through the data.

Making Your Videos Famous – The Science of Sharing & Video Diffusion [Case Study]

Making Your Videos Famous – The Science of Sharing & Video Diffusion [Case Study]

For the 2013 Video Marketing Summit panel entitled, "Making Your Videos Famous – The Science of Sharing & Video Diffusion" for the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit, we got a look into the science of sharing from Unruly, with a case study provided by OgilvyOne for IBM's "Touch" ad.

Announcing Unruly Analytics: Keep Up with Competitors and Get Real-Time Analysis

Announcing Unruly Analytics: Keep Up with Competitors and Get Real Time Analysis

If you're a brand looking to see what the competition is doing, or need to have historical and/or real-time analysis of a video campaign, Unruly has just created Unruly Analytics to track such things to get a leg up on the competition. Let's see how it works.

The Top 20 Social Video Ad Campaigns For February 2013: David Beckham, Google Glass, Super Bowl

The Top 20 Social Video Ad Campaigns For February 2013: David Beckham, Google Glass, Super Bowl

The top 20 social video ads chart for February 2013, powered by Unruly, is--no surprise--dominated by Super Bowl ads. But a few others sneaked in there too, including ones featuring David Beckham, Google Glass, and the recently-announced Playstation 4.

The Top 10 Shared Super Bowl Ads, According to Unruly

The Top 10 Shared Super Bowl Ads, According to Unruly

The thing about Super Bowl advertising is that it's not really done after the game has finished.  Super Bowl ads have "long tail" possibilities, and get extra attention the next year, especially if they are particularly memorable.  And since most ads actually get watched more ...

The Top 20 Social Video Ad Campaigns For January 2013: Hungry Hippos, Grizzly Bears, & Piranhas

The Top 20 Social Video Ad Campaigns For January 2013: Hungry Hippos, Grizzly Bears, & Piranhas

The year is still young, but one month into 2013, the Unruly Viral Video Chart has already seen some impressive new ads. While there are some tough old veterans clinging on, the most shared ads of January are mostly fresh-faced new ads, making their mark on the ad world.

Can We Predict the 'Shareability' of Videos? Unruly's New ShareRank Tool Says We Can

Can We Predict the Shareability of Videos? Unrulys New ShareRank Tool Says We Can

When it comes to getting your video noticed, you want to get a lot of views...but how do you get a lot of views?  You might be surprised it takes a lot of work.  What you really want to get with a video is something ...

5 Tips to Optimize Super Bowl Ad Campaigns for the Social Web

5 Tips to Optimize Super Bowl Ad Campaigns for the Social Web

For brands, investing in a Super Bowl spot raises the stakes like nothing else.  According to Unruly's new report about Super Bowl ads, the cost of a single 30-second ad during the big game is now $4 million.  Brands can't afford to throw that money ...

Top 10 Facts About Super Bowl Ads Online for 2013

Top 10 Facts About Super Bowl Ads Online for 2013

Our friends at Unruly Media have some data to share for advertisers concerning the Super Bowl.  The video measurement company is releasing these stats in tandem with their 2013 Super Bowl Playbook, which we will also cover soon.  Last year, Super Bowl ads became bigger ...

Google Beats Nike to Become Most Shared Social Video Brand of 2012

Google Beats Nike to Become Most Shared Social Video Brand of 2012

According to new data released today by Unruly Media, Google is the most successful social video brand of 2012. The technology giant’s video campaigns attracted more shares this year than any other advertiser. Thanks to the global success of campaigns such as Project Glass: One Day, ...