Social Video

Social Video = Social Media + Online Video +/_ Marketing. What is social media and how does web video play a role in social media marketing? These news articles, tips, interviews, research, how-to tutorials, etc… are focused on the interplay of social media and online video. Learn how to leverage hosted video and/or video from video sharing sites like YouTube across social media outlets like Facebook, Linked-in, Twitter and Digg.

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How Jason Nash and Klarity Found Creator Success on Vine

Vine has given a voice to an array of new comedy stars who have mastered the art of telling engaging stories in just six seconds. Check out why established Viners Klarity and Jason Nash started creating content on Vine and how their Vines caught on with viewers.
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U.S. Politics and the Late Night Talk Show: Who is Winning on Social Video?

Late Night Talk Shows are not only on the cutting edge of pop culture, but they are also winning big across social media for social video content relating to the 2016 Presidential Election. We take a look at how Fallon, Kimmel, Colbert, and others, are performing with their take on U.S. politics.
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Rediscovering Online Video: How YouTube Recommends to a Viewer Without an Account

A month into a project to rediscover online video in 2016, and we've noticed that there is absolutely no reason to create an account on any social video platform. Not even YouTube. A viewer is able to enjoy plenty of video content on various platforms without being forced into signing up as a user.
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Food and News Dominate Facebook Video Views in December 2015

BuzzFeed Tasty, BuzzFeed Food, Tastemade, NowThisNews, and AJ+ were some of the most watched brands on Facebook for video content in December 2015, making food and news some of the most popular video content on the site. Take a look at the brand new Tubular Leaderboard for top Facebook creators for more information.
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Which U.S. Presidential Video Campaigns Are Actually Engaging Viewers?

There are huge budgets available to promote video campaigns, but how are the frontrunners in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election faring when it comes to engagements? Anyone can buy video views, but we're much more interested in how election videos are actually engaging the average viewer.
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Rediscovering Online Video in 2016 : How To, Why To, and Who to Watch

With the sheer number of videos being uploaded to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and other video platforms, how can viewers keep up with new content? For 2016, ReelSEO is running a project to rediscover online video and sharing those results with our readers.
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The Top Facebook Video Creators: November 2015 Most-Popular

BuzzFeed Tasty, Buzzfeed Video, BuzzFeed Food, and The Ellen Show, were some of the most watched brands on Facebook for video content in November 2015. Take a look at the brand new Tubular Leaderboard for top Facebook creators for more information.
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YouTube 11x Bigger Than Facebook Video, 8K Years Worth Watched Every Day in U.S.

Facebook Video is growing in leaps and bounds, but when it comes to viewing hours, YouTube is 11x bigger than the social networking site, both for web views, and also in-app views. Across the world, 46,000 years worth of YouTube videos are watched every day. In the U.S. alone, over 8,000 years worth of YouTube videos are watched every 24 hours.
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How-to Discover Trending Videos: 6 Ways to Search Social Media Like a Pro

If you want to generate truly engaging video content, you’ll need to put in time and effort to research and discover the trending topics that will appeal to your target audience on social media. Using the following tips and tools you can discover what's trending in the video world on each social network.
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Why Micro Moments Matter for Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter Video

Google, Facebook, and Twitter have all recently released guidelines around micro moments. Micro moments are events that really matter to people like births, and marriages, or memorable sporting events. Video marketers need to be ready to make content that taps into these special moments in people's lives.
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Facebook Micro Moments: How Video Marketers Can Make the Right Connections

Did you know that new parents spend 1.4X more time on Facebook mobile than non-parents. Or that conversations about lost phones can generate over 51 million posts, comments, shares, and likes in an average month? Facebook does - and that's a goldmine of information for video marketers.