Even kale can go viral if you follow these tips from Pingage on how to build a better pin on Pinterest. This infographic shows how a picture of leafy greens generated 451 repins, 1,936 site clicks, and 58 new followers in its first 24 hours on the image-sharing site.
Pinterest is where food lovers go to be with their own kind — no one will judge you for over-sharing on this network. But some recipes are more habit-forming than others. From this infographic, you’ll learn which courses, dishes, ingredients have the best odds of spreading, how big the images need to be to lure in unsuspecting pinners, and what time you should post to reach the most foodies.
So you want to make a viral video, eh? Unfortunately, viral success is sort of like finding a needle in a haystack, but a new tool from Viral Ad Network called TubeRank is here to help you find just the right combination of emotional triggers and interests for your video to help make that haystack just a little smaller.
Happy Friday, ladies and gents! The weekend is just hours away and, as we always do, we’re celebrating with a roundup of some of the funniest videos of the week. This week’s Friday Morning Laughs includes an adorable sprinkle-faced kid, goats yelling like humans (gotta love that!), a Jeopardy surprise, a Valentine’s Day prank, the death of the Harlem Shake and more.
If you like cats, gold chains, and cats in gold chains, you’ve come to the right place. Walter and the Lap Cats, the feline stars of a series of YouTube commercials for Litter Genie, are hosting a rap battle on Twitter to benefit the Best Friends Animal Society.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few days, you’ve probably seen the term “Harlem Shake” floating around on Facebook and Twitter and you’ve most certainly been privy to the barrage of bizarre Harlem Shake videos on YouTube. The Harlem Shake is the biggest thing since Gangnam Style and, to give you a sense of just how massive this new meme is, YouTube Trends has released a chart that reveals just how viral it has become.
TNT took the web by storm with “A dramatic surprise on a quiet square,” the viral ad they launched back in April of 2012 that has racked up over 42 million views to date. The ad was the second most-popular branded ad of 2012, second only to KONY 2012 and yesterday TNT launched a sequel: “A dramatic surprise on an ice-cold day.” The new ad definitely ups the drama, but is it as effective as the first? You be the judge.
Well folks, it’s finally happened! After 160 days on YouTube, Gangnam Style has become the first video to hit 1 billion YouTube views. And despite rumors that Psy’s viral hit crossing the billion view threshold would fulfill Nostradamus’ end of the world prophecy and trigger a cataclysmic event leading to the ultimate demise of the human race, it looks like we’re all still standing.
The end of the year is almost here and you know what that means—it’s time to prepare yourself for being bombarded with 2012 roundups and lists! Here we bring you our first end of the year viral video roundup—the top 10 branded viral videos of 2012.
How do you get your video to go viral? Brands and agencies around the globe have devoted their lives to discovering the answer to this question and now, Toronto-based agency John St., the agency that brought you Catvertising, has come up with a solution—Buyral!