YouTube has already given us their top moments of the year in YouTube Rewind 2013 but they've released another video that spotlights the most creative, effective and loved ads of the past year. These are the ads that viewers chose to watch, to share, to tweet about and to engage with. 2013 saw a sea-change in the way advertisers reached out to their audience with entertainment based content resonating in a far more effective way than product pushing. This was reflected in the fact that, for the first time, three brands made it into the top trending videos of the year. Let's take a look at the global video ads chosen by YouTube – which one was your favorite?
The ads, in order of appearance and in full, are:
Honda – Honda "Hands":
Oreo – Oreo Separator Machine:
Orangina – Mission 404:
Heineken – Departure Roulette:
Evian – Baby & Me:
Dove – Real Beauty Sketches:
Coca-Cola – Small World Machines – Bringing India & Pakistan Together:
Lifebuoy – Help a Child Reach 5:
Turkish Airlines – Kobe vs. Messi: The Selfie Shootout:
Guerlain – La Legende de Shalimar:
Chipotle – Scarecrow:
NBC Sports – An American Coach in London:
Pepsi – Test Drive:
Kmart – Ship My Pants:
Zoosk – #Heartfriend:
Samsung Televisions – Usher's "Looking 4 Myself" Presented by Samsung:
LG – Ultra Reality:
PlayStation: Official PlayStation Greatness Awaits Trailer:
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