Video Sharing

Content Worth Sharing: Drive Thru Invisible Driver Prank

Content Worth Sharing: Drive Thru Invisible Driver Prank

Another huge sub-genre on YouTube are prank videos.  If you can come up with one that gets the appropriate reactions, that video can get a crazy amount of attention, and more importantly, becomes the kind of video people share with their friends all over the …

YouTube’s Top 10 Lists – Most Popular Videos by Genre for 2012

YouTubes Top 10 Lists   Most Popular Videos by Genre for 2012

YouTube Trends announced a whole bunch of other Top 10/Trending lists over the weekend, breaking down the videos into specific genres.  Some of them seem kind of a stretch or too vague, like "Top 10 Eye-Popping Videos" or "Top 10 Awe-Inspiring Videos," but hey, any …

Collaborations Rule: Walk Off the Earth and KRNFX Cover Taylor Swift

Collaborations Rule: Walk Off the Earth and KRNFX Cover Taylor Swift

Last year, Walk Off the Earth came out with a video on January 5 that would become a YouTube sensation, a cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know."  It had 5 members of the band all playing one guitar, and it would go …

YouTube Videos That Missed The Top 10 Cut In 2012

YouTube Videos That Missed The Top 10 Cut In 2012

When YouTube released their Top 10 Viewed Videos of 2012, that meant a lot of videos that reached a very high level of engagement were left out of the party.  Last year, I found a handful of videos that also deserved to be mentioned.  YouTube …

Video: Old Computer Parts Have FUN with ‘We Are Young’ Remix

Video: Old Computer Parts Have FUN with We Are Young Remix

Finding something already popular and creating something all your own with it can be a great way to hit it big on YouTube.  In the past couple of years, we've seen some of the top YouTube videos like Karmin's version of Chris Brown's "Look At …

All You Want For Christmas Are These Videos

All You Want For Christmas Are These Videos

Merry Christmas, everyone.  It's no surprise that there is no shortage of Christmas videos to be found this season.  Finding them isn't difficult; paring them down is very much so.  We have videos here that represent food, music, entertainment, and more, all the things that …

VEVO Releases Top 10 Music Videos of 2012 – Call Me 2011 Maybe?

VEVO Releases Top 10 Music Videos of 2012   Call Me 2011 Maybe?

As I perused VEVO's Top 10 Most Watched Music Videos, I wondered if anything new, or any artists other than Pitbull, One Direction, and usual suspects Justin Bieber and Jennifer Lopez, made any new music this year.  But as we all know, music videos are …

Videos That Make Rube Goldberg Proud from the Great Beyond

Videos That Make Rube Goldberg Proud from the Great Beyond

Rube Goldberg died on this day (December 7) in 1970, and his legacy is that of cartoons he drew in the early part of the 20th Century starring a character known as Professor Lucifer Gorgonzola Butts, depicting inventions that would go through a convoluted series …

How Chill.com is Taking Video Sharing to the Next Level via Social Video Discovery & Curation

How Chill.com is Taking Video Sharing to the Next Level via Social Video Discovery & Curation

Earlier this year at Vidcon I had the pleasure of chilling with Marc Hustvedt, Head of Strategic Partnerships for Chill.com, a "social video discovery" platform.  The video curation site was launched because the team at Chill saw a video discovery paradigm that wasn't quite performing …

Hobbit Flight Safety Video from Air New Zealand Makes Boring Instructions Fun

Hobbit Flight Safety Video from Air New Zealand Makes Boring Instructions Fun

Whenever I'm on a plane, I generally watch the safety instructions even though I've seen them dozens of times.  It's easy to get lazy and think, "I already know this," and continue reading a magazine.  Knowing this, Air New Zealand and WETA, the special effects …