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Videos Ads: Top Shared Global Brands of January 2014 arnold golds gym viral video 260x170

Videos Ads: Top Shared Global Brands of January 2014

In terms of viral video advertising, how did brands fare last month, and what ads worked for them regarding engagement, sharing, and general social buzz? Will it be the last month that a 'prankvert' hits the top spot and how many Super Bowl ads will we see in February's chart?
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Netflix Speed Issue Puts Verizon on the Defensive - But Does It Really Matter?

Verizon promised subscribers that their FiOS (Fiber Optic Bundled Service) would be 'an even FASTER way to transfer data for Internet and TV - literally connecting you to all you love at the speed of light.' Some of those subscribers would beg to differ and are complaining about slower speeds when connected to Netflix.
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73% of TV Everywhere Views on Mobile Devices [Report]

TV Everywhere is increasing according to Adobe who tracked 574 million-plus TV Everywhere video streams, more than doubling the amount of streams they tracked in 2012. Mobile devices are leading the way and iOS takes the largest portion of the views, of course.
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Fun Video Friday: Facebook Look-backs and Sherlock Doing Sesame

Benedict Cumberbatch helps the Count on Sesame Street, Australia shows us what a very bad idea it is to play truant from school, Instagram goes all 80's and Sir Fedora wins the internet. Watch the pick of the must-see videos of the week.
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6 Best Branded Vines of the Week: 5th February 2014

Vine was a very popular platform with brands last week and many of them used the site to show off some fantastically creative Super Bowl content. Priceline parodied SodaStream and ESPN watched the Seahawks and Broncos mascots slug it out.
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The Top 20 Most Shared Online Video Ads For January 2014

A sprinkling of Super Bowls ads made the chart of the most shared Global Video Ads of January 2014, but it was a psychotic baby terrorizing New Yorkers that attracted the most shares across Facebook and Twitter. Poop and Evian still remain surprisingly popular too.
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Budweiser's "Puppy Love" Takes Super Bowl Ad Trophy with 1.3m Shares

Budweiser's "Puppy Love" commercial not only won the hearts and minds of the viewers of Super Bowl 2014, it also generated the most shares across the internet - an incredible 1.31 million according to Unruly. That makes it the 6th most shared Super Bowl ad of all time.
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Never Worry About Another Portrait-oriented Video Again with Horizon

Sick of creating videos in portrait mode when you meant to capture your footage in landscape? Tired of trying to film at an odd angle and the camera keeps auto-rotating? There's a new video app on the market for iOS users that might make all those issues a thing of the past.
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And Here are the Super Bowl Ads You Didn't Get to See

We know all about the Super Bowl ads that did make it to air yesterday, before, during and just after the game. But what about those ads that didn't make it through, or were only seen by a tiny audience, or were never made in the first place.....
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8 Best Branded Instagram Videos of the Week: 3rd February 2014

Considering almost every brand created at least some kind of content around the Super Bowl, very few turned to Instagram video to do so. That aside, we bring you 8 of the best branded short-form videos of the week from the site from Oreo, Toyota, Cadbury and MTV.
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4K and the New Entertainment Ecosystem: Hype or Reality?

Online video has come a long way since 1080p hit the scene, and many players in the industry have been working to jump ahead of the curve on quality ever since. Following YouTube's 4K announcement, what does this mean for content creators and the wider industry?
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Fun Video Friday: May Include Super Bowl Content

Our fun videos of the week include another NFL bad lip reading, a trip back in time from Delta Airlines, a new trailer for the LEGO movie, a Larry David insult compilation and a very patriotic version of the National Anthem - from the Peanuts gang.
Vimeo 2013: 4.9 Billion Video Plays, 22 Million Members vimeo 2013 260x170

Vimeo 2013: 4.9 Billion Video Plays, 22 Million Members

YouTube Rewind 2013 was a very flashy affair but Vimeo want us to work a little harder to uncover the facts, figures, videos, creators and staff projects that made 2013 such a great year for the site. Have a play and see what you can discover.
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7 Best Branded Instagram Videos of the Week: 28th January 2014

Michelle Obama slam dunks along with the best, Daft Punk get lucky at the Grammy Awards, the Muppet's shock us out of boredom and Ben & Jerry show us how their delicious ice cream gets to our freezer. These and other best Instagram Videos of the past 7 days.
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Your Week in Live-streaming: State of the Union Address

Barack Obama's fifth State of the Union is broadcast tonight, but you don't have to be sat in front of a television screen to watch it. Almost every major news site, and dozens of major YouTube channels, will be live-streaming the event so viewers can catch every minute.