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.
Mercedes believes that disco chickens are the best vehicle to promote their new suspension feature and who are we to argue? Their new video has already attracted 2.6 Million views on YouTube so it looks like they made the right decision.
There are so many great videos around at the moment and we’ve picked our favourites for your enjoyment. There’s everything from firemen rescuing kittens to Justin Bieber to Twitter musicals and plane crash supercuts. Enjoy!
YouTube is a global phenomenon so it’s obvious that the viewing habits of users will differ wildly depending where in the world they are. A new tool from MIT tells us what’s been trending where and which videos have an international reach.
It’s been a week where we’ve seen YouTube announce that offline viewing is coming to mobile apps but Vevo aren’t happy with YouTube’s plans and already look to have opted out. Meanwhile, Vimeo actually rolled those features out on their own app upgrade, beating YouTube by a couple of months. These stories and others in this week’s round up of news.
Science stuff, ginger attack cats, Cookie Monster and Unhappy Birthdays make up some of our favourite videos from the last week. We have picked the best of the bunch for your entertainment so grab that coffee, sit back and enjoy some of the footage that has or is going viral as we speak.
Jeffrey Harmon is famous for creating a video marketing campaign that launched Orabrush into a global brand. Now, he’s turned his attention to another unlikely product and it looks like his magic touch is already working as ‘Girls Don’t Poop’ goes viral.
Welcome to our weekly round up of online video news where we find out just how well the top YouTube Multi-Channel Networks are faring. BroadbandTV and VEVO announce record viewing figures and Maker acquire further funding for expansion. Oh, and there’s a hamster driving a truck too.
We tread carefully with our pick of the viral videos this week. We assume they are the genuine article but you never know where Jimmy Kimmel will strike next….enjoy the serious Monty Python trailer, watch a guy fall for his wife all over again and find out all about Reddit.
TV Shows do fantastically well on YouTube for two reasons – they bring their audience with them and they have a golden supply of content that can re-purposed for the YouTube audience. A new study from OpenSlate shows us just how well the main TV show channels fare online.