This Week`s 10 Most Talked About Viral Videos
Another week and another set of brilliant viral videos that people have been talking about in huge numbers. Rather than sifting through the billions of videos that people have uploaded, we share the ten best viral videos every week from the world of marketing and advertising. This week ,we have a couple of classics from brands like Halo, Red Bull and a couple of classic dance videos featuring Gangham style. There is also a cool video that celebrates Facebook hitting their remarkable milestone of 1 billion users.
Freerunner Creates Massive Human-Powered Rube Goldberg Machine
Freerunner Jason Paul and his friends were asked by Red Bull to create a video and what they ended up with is a Rube Goldberg machine of epic proportions. You can trust Red Bull to create something that’s both ridiculous and cool and this video certainly doesn’t disappoint.
500 Prison Inmates Tackle Gangham Style Video
One of the best known videos online is the group of Thai inmates dancing along to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’, but there could be a challenger to that classic video as 500 Thai inmates now dance to the cult classic Gangham Style.
Easily The Coolest Thing Mankind Has Ever Invented
When you start watching this video (Make sure to skip past the first minute or so), you will soon realize that this is the coolest thing mankind has ever invented. Who doesn’t want to be able to fly over water. Only a hover board could ever top this.
The Best Agency Case Study Video Ever?
Case study videos that agencies put out to make themselves look great are normally pretty useless right? Well this one takes that notion, flips it on its head and smashes it out of the park with Wunderman’s exploits on the recent Halo 4 game launch.
Guinness Makes A Cloud Its New Star In Latest Ad
Guinness’ ads are memorable for the most part, but this one has to be the oddest ones the drinks company has created. It tells the story of a cloud that travels to the city and becomes more than just a cloud, helping locals put out fires and generate electricity. It’s oddly stirring and the voiceover (which repeats what he says twice) only adds to the emotion.
Brilliant Hidden Camera Rafael Nadal Bluffing Trick
In a bid to learn the skills of poker for his new sponsor, the brilliant Tennis player Rafa Nadal dressed up as a golf shop assistant and tried to fool the customers. Brilliant idea.
A Billion Facebook Birthdays
Facebook hit the billion users mark and to celebrate that fact, Cleverbug released a video with some of the key stats that helped the social network grow so fast and will bring it the next billion.
Introducing The World’s First Digital Beer Cap
We are always hearing that RFID technology is the next big thing, but it never seems to reach the masses although this new beer cap from Stringbow launching this year could change all that.
Expedia Launch Incredibly Moving Lesbian Advert
Expedia is one of the biggest travel sites in the world and not the sort of brand you would expect to be making a three minute long Youtube video about a lesbian wedding, but this works and it gets people attached to the brand. Over 500,000 views already in just a couple of days.
Red Bull Supersonic Freefall – Preview Video
Red Bull are well known for its massive stunts all over the world, but its latest incarnation – which is due to happen on the 9th of October – is going to take things to a whole new level. Watch this CGI video t released to get a feel for what it’s about to attempt this week. Insane.