According to a new report, 46% of all video plays in Q4 2015 were on tablets and smartphones. It’s Millennials who are using these mobile devices, and who are forcefully driving the action in digital video. Brands take note.
Snapchat’s not all flirting and face swaps — there’s huge marketing potential especially when you’re aiming at teen/young adult audiences. We take a look at 7 tips for a successful Snapchat video marketing campaign that brands can implement today.
Viewers love a good viral video - video content that is so informative or entertaining that they readily share it across their own social network feeds. Hardly a week goes by that you aren't shown a viral video from a friend, or are showing one to a friend yourself. But why do brands make them? What are the solid, measurable business objectives that can be achieved by making one?
YouTube has given many brands the opportunity to raise awareness for their products and services via video. We take a look at 4 companies who used YouTube in innovative ways to reach their audience. Also, we confirm 5 ways video marketing is set to explode in 2016.
When it comes to movie trailers for the 2016 Best Picture Nominees, viewer engagement is higher on Facebook than on YouTube. Across all social video platforms, there has been a 236% increase in views compared to the same time last year. Also, top YouTubers CinemaSins cast a critical eye over the trailers for ReelSEO.
BuzzFeed publishes content on over 30 platforms in seven languages in 11 countries, but data on unique visitors falls very short as it doesn't include people who watched BuzzFeed’s videos on YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat Discover, Instagram, Yahoo, Tumblr, Vine, or their mobile app. Now the brand confirms how it analyses a different set of metrics in order to understand its impact across the globe.
In 2015, the average Twitch user watched over 130 more minutes of video each month than the average YouTube viewer. In fact, the average Twitcher is on the site for over 7 hours per month, and that's a huge marketing and advertising opportunity for brands.
Now that Super Bowl is over for another year, video marketers and advertisers can take a look back to see which ads resonated the most with the viewing public. We also reveal which brands received the most uplift from their Super Bowl content.
500 million Facebook users are now watching an incredible 100 million hours of video on the site every day. That's just native uploads, it doesn't include YouTube, Vine, or Vimeo clips. This means that the average viewer is watching about 12 minutes of video a day on Facebook.
Late Night Talk Shows are not only on the cutting edge of pop culture, but they are also winning big across social media for social video content relating to the 2016 Presidential Election. We take a look at how Fallon, Kimmel, Colbert, and others, are performing with their take on U.S. politics.
Given the huge amount of video content available on the Internet, marketers need to be aware of their options when it comes to reaching as much of their target audience as they can. If brands don’t already have millions of subscribers, likes, or followers, they’ll need to seed their video content when it launches, which means investing in paid promotion.
Although Fortune 50 companies can afford to advertise on television, their target viewers are watching as much video online as they’re watching on TV. And a huge number of that target audience is consuming video via their smartphones and tablets. That's why it's essential that those big companies need to embrace video as part of their mobile digital marketing strategy.
BuzzFeed Tasty, BuzzFeed Food, Tastemade, NowThisNews, and AJ+ were some of the most watched brands on Facebook for video content in December 2015, making food and news some of the most popular video content on the site. Take a look at the brand new Tubular Leaderboard for top Facebook creators for more information.
Five out of the six top YouTube videos about the 2016 U.S. presidential election have been created by two groups of late-night comedians - Jimmy Fallon, and Saturday Night Life. These shows are the key influencers who are shaping perceptions of the leading candidates of both political parties. And they could end up having more impact on who wins the election than the prolonged series of TV debates or the endless cable TV news coverage of the campaigns.
Facebook Video is growing in leaps and bounds, but when it comes to viewing hours, YouTube is 11x bigger than the social networking site, both for web views, and also in-app views. Across the world, 46,000 years worth of YouTube videos are watched every day. In the U.S. alone, over 8,000 years worth of YouTube videos are watched every 24 hours.