It was inevitable that Vine video content would eventually break out of its 6 second shackles and Airbnb are the first company to not only create a short film using Vines but to get fans of the app to send in their very own videos to do so. The film has just been released and it's adorable.
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.
We give YouTube a lot of grief over some of the features it introduces but we are really excited about this new one. It finally allows cross promotion of video content between channels - whether they are your own or other creators. We think it has the potential to make branding and promotion so much easier.
Is YouTube a real threat to mainstream television broadcasting? The BBC, one of the oldest and most respected companies in the world posed this question in a bid to understand how YouTube culture works and what that means for us all.
The video ad market is on the cusp of a multi-billion dollar expansion that could transform Facebook and Instagram into syndication platforms putting pressure on the existing TV model, but those users may not accept commercials as readily as major online video sites.
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.
Comedian and internet troll genius Jimmy Kimmel has revealed that he was behind the recent 'Twerk Fail - Girl Catches Fire' video that has taken YouTube by storm over the past week. He let us in on the secret on his ABC show in a video about a video that's about to go viral itself.
It's been a while since we've seen a video go super viral, Psy style, but 'The Fox' by Norwegian band/comedy duo Ylvis seems to be heading in that direction. It's had 8.8 million views in just a week with over 1.3 million social shares so far.
Did you know that the long awaited Lil Bub documentary was now on YouTube, or how Australian police are using pre-roll advertising to find missing persons? Are you a YouTuber that thinks they can offer something to other YouTubers? Catch up with the weekly news here on ReelSEO.
Prank interviews, super viral Norwegian pop videos, stop motion Batman & Robins and a round up of regional slang words make up just some of the most viral videos of the last seven days. We love the adverts from Guinness and LG but we are also a bit worried about our eyesight as well.
Nike's 'Just Do It - Possibilities' was the runaway leader for the most watched video ad of August 2013. Other sports related campaigns like the NBC Premier League trailer, Madden NFL 25 and Jordan's jumpman23 all made an appearance as did CollegeHumor's 'Panhandler Prank'.
Hot on the heels of the Toronto International Film Festival, YouTube creators get the chance to show off their own content in a big screen setting at the first ever Buffer Festival. To be held over three days this November, creators and fans will come together to share the best creative work YouTube has to offer.
In the run up to the football season on both sides of the Atlantic, it's no surprise that soccer videos went viral in August. Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty trailers also did extremely well and of course One Direction continue their quest to dominate every chart they can.
To be successful on YouTube you need to be active on YouTube and now, if your channel has more than 5,000 subscribers, you can see exactly who your top fans are and how they are engaging with you. Better still, the new Audience Analyzer feature tells you how active those fans are with their own channels so it makes it a perfect tool for outreach.
It's Labor Day in the U.S. and Canada and we bring you a round up of some of our favorite videos - about the history of the day itself and also about some of the activities that millions of North Americans will be enjoying. Happy Labor Day to all of our readers!