It’s a meta-age in many ways, and so, it’s not surprising that when The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug trailer came out, we had people shooting their reactions to it…and then Peter Jackson got his elves to react to the reaction.
Just a few days after it got its Android release, Vine has surpassed Instagram on Twitter with users sharing more six second videos than images. Considering the fact that Instagram users outweigh Vine users by 87 million, that’s a huge achievement for the new app.
Our friends at Unruly are opening up a Social Video Lab in New York City, much like the one they opened in London last year. Lucky guy Greg Jarboe got to take a look at it last week, and now he’s going to share with us what he saw there.
If Samuel L. Jackson wants to raise money for Alzheimer’s, he could simply create a YouTube channel and just say things the way we know Sam Jackson says things. The AdSense money he could bring in just by saying things would be amazing. Welcome to Fun Video Friday.
HowToBasic has a very entertaining, and very cathartic, way to return to the old YouTube design. Hate the new design? Just watch this video and be amazed at what you can do to defeat the new YouTube One Channel. You’ll probably have to watch it more than once to get the concept.
It’s interesting trying to figure out “how to make a viral video.” Chances are, though, if you have “viral” in mind while making a video you’re probably not thinking the right way. Anyway, here’s a video from Hunka Wunda (and bonus vids from Daily Grace and Nigahiga) that tell you the secrets of viral video creation.
Vine is on Android, finally. It only took 5 months, but the app that iOS users downloaded 13 million times has finally arrived on Android. Users of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One will be able to use the zooming feature on this app, which makes this version unique from the iOS app.
A ton of videos again for your perfectly decent Friday: How Iron Man 3 should have ended, a tribe discusses whether they should do “samesies” anymore, Vsauce asks why we feel nostalgia, and does music make you smarter? All that and more in this week’s Fun Video Friday.
We’d like to thank the men and women who have died for our country. And, as we do in America, we say thanks, and have epic cookouts! Looking for some food ideas for Memorial Day, or at least how to make them? Here are a few YouTube videos for your Memorial Day cookouts: burgers, corn, desserts, and drinks.
Did you ever want to see what would happen if Superman kicked a man in the balls? Did you really want to see Patton Oswalt’s Star Wars filibuster from Parks & Recreation to come to life? Did you ever want to see a zombie feed on brains in a drive thru? Look no further.