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Which 2013 Super Bowl Ads Could Join the Top 100 Super Bowl Ads of All Time?

Which 2013 Super Bowl Ads Could Join the Top 100 Super Bowl Ads of All Time?

With six days to go before the big game, six social videos in Unruly’s 2013 Super Bowl Ad Chart have already landed in the Top 100 Super Bowl Ads of All Time. And another two social videos have been shared enough times on Facebook, Twitter ...

Move Over Viral, We've Entered the Age of Social Video

Move Over Viral, Weve Entered the Age of Social Video

As social video becomes of more prominence in online video buys and of increasing interest to brands in all verticals, it seems helpful to have a full look at the current landscape of social video, its players, buying tactics, strategies, results from social video campaigns, as well as what's on the horizon for social video.

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, ...

The Top 20 Social Video Ad Campaigns for November 2012: Danger, Travel, and Bieber

The Top 20 Social Video Ad Campaigns for November 2012: Danger, Travel, and Bieber

November was a dangerous month on the Unruly Global Ads Chart. Snowmen risked life and limb on dangerous quests, extreme sportsmen threw themselves in harm’s way and a gang of cartoon critters were horrifically mangled as a warning to others. Online audiences are most likely ...

'KONY 2012' Overtakes Major Brands with Most-Viral Social Video of 2012

KONY 2012 Overtakes Major Brands with Most Viral Social Video of 2012

The 2012 Unruly Global Viral Video Ads Chart, the annual ranking of the year’s most shared video ads, was released today by Unruly Media. Although Coca-Cola, Chevrolet, P&G, Nike and Volkswagen all feature prominently in the chart, the year’s overall winner is a little-known non-profit. “Kony ...

Unruly's Dynamic Creative Optimization Boosts Nissan's Social Video Ad Engagement 83%

Unrulys Dynamic Creative Optimization Boosts Nissans Social Video Ad Engagement 83%

Back in September, David Waterhouse, Unruly’s Head of Content, sent me a press release about his company launching a new technology called, “Dynamic Creative Optimization,” or DCO. This proprietary technology is supposed to dramatically increase a brand’s campaign performance by automatically selecting which video ad to ...

What "Assassin's Creed 3" Can Teach Us About Social Video Diversity

What Assassins Creed 3 Can Teach Us About Social Video Diversity

It may come as no surprise to learn that YouTube succeeds on the back of video games. For many YouTube independent networks, video game content is the most successful and lucrative. YouTube audiences crave it and creators are inspired by it. Machinima is a behemoth ...

The #1 Social Video Trigger to Rule Them All is the On-Demand Video Consumer, Generation V

The #1 Social Video Trigger to Rule Them All is the On Demand Video Consumer, Generation V

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, “There are no second acts in American lives.” He was wrong. At least 11 internet marketers and video content producers have been able to produce successful second acts. And some of them have produced successful third and four acts. Who ...

How Chill.com is Taking Video Sharing to the Next Level via Social Video Discovery & Curation

How Chill.com is Taking Video Sharing to the Next Level via Social Video Discovery & Curation

Earlier this year at Vidcon I had the pleasure of chilling with Marc Hustvedt, Head of Strategic Partnerships for Chill.com, a "social video discovery" platform.  The video curation site was launched because the team at Chill saw a video discovery paradigm that wasn't quite performing ...

The State of Automotive Marketing in Social Video: New Report Sees Huge Opportunity for Auto Marketers

The State of Automotive Marketing in Social Video: New Report Sees Huge Opportunity for Auto Marketers

Over the summer, Unruly opened up their social video lab, looking to narrow down viral videos to scientific facts, to the point that the word "viral" has become a dirty word (although we still use it quite a bit, because well, it's still a buzzword). ...

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