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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.

Do A Happy Dance, The First Godzilla Trailers Are Here

Do A Happy Dance, The First Godzilla Trailers Are Here

Online video marketing is an essential part of any movie promotion these days and the first trailers have just been released for the new Godzilla movie, even though it's not due in cinemas until May 2014. Expect many more of these from Warner Bros.

Dailymotion Enhances HTML5 Features With Acquisition of Jilion

Dailymotion Enhances HTML5 Features With Acquisition of Jilion

The world's 5th most popular video site, Dailymotion, has acquired HTML5 video specialists Jilion, to enhance their video publishing features for content creators, publishers and advertisers alike. HTML5 enabled video means playback on all browsers and devices without the need for a plugin.

Second Annual Tube-A-Thon Back To Raise Funds For Children's Charity

Second Annual Tube A Thon Back To Raise Funds For Childrens Charity

The second annual What's Trending Tube-a-Thon kicks off this Thursday, to raise money for homeless youngsters in America. Some of the biggest names on YouTube will entertain the public in a 2 hour live-streamed show straight from YouTube Space L.A.

Fun Video Friday: Benedict Cumberbatch And Christmas Mash-Ups

Fun Video Friday: Benedict Cumberbatch And Christmas Mash Ups

Welcome to Fun Video Friday. where we learn that the secret to a successful viral video is laughing babies, people falling, hot ladies, sleeping puppies, dancing babies, kittens and monkeys. Plus, Benedict Cumberbatch does R. Kelly.

Attention! Stop Everything And Watch Christmas Cats TV

Attention! Stop Everything And Watch Christmas Cats TV

Christmas trees, cats, cheesy festive music and a fully grown man in an elf costume. It can only mean Christmas Cats TV! You only have one more day to catch this insanely brilliant live stream so what are you waiting for?

5 Of The Best Branded Vines Of The Week: 4th December 2013

5 Of The Best Branded Vines Of The Week: 4th December 2013

Thanksgiving may have been and gone but it still dominates this week's look at back at the best branded Vines of the last seven days. Lowe's gave us a disco dancing turkey (of course) but Dunkin' Donuts stole our hearts with a sugary Thanksgiving parade.

Are Facebook Testing AutoPlay Videos In Desktop News Feeds?

Are Facebook Testing AutoPlay Videos In Desktop News Feeds?

Facebook are desperate to roll out auto-play video ads on their desktop site but usability concerns have plagued the feature all year. Are they finally starting to test out the idea? There have been sightings in the wild, but with user generated content rather than branded ads.

Machinima And Poptent Continue Creative Crowdsourcing Partnership

Machinima And Poptent Continue Creative Crowdsourcing Partnership

Machinima, the top YouTube gaming network in the world with over 2 billion video views per month, have already used Poptent to create a very successful internal eBay marketing campaign and now they plan to extend that partnership to cover other projects.

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?