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Samsung’s Secret to Viral Videos: Load Up on Celebrity Endorsements Musicians drive clicks

Samsung grabbed three of this week’s top YouTube videos on the Adweek/VidIQ top 10 video chart, two of which center around celebrities and athletes to prove that the company does…

July 24, 2014, 4:42 PM EDT

Fine Bros. Discover Kids Don't Like Game Boys Anymore Old school device doesn't cut it with today's crowd

There was a time that having a Game Boy meant you owned the coolest toy on the market. Today's kids, however, don't think it's worth writing home about. Fine Brothers Entertainment…

July 16, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

George Washington, William Wallace Vie for Glory in Viral Rap Battle And the elderly react to the sheer madness

The folks behind Epic Rap Battles of History (ERB) come up with purely hypothetical, ultimately ludicrous debates between famous figures and characters, and its latest episode is no exception. If you…

July 9, 2014, 4:51 PM EDT

Gillette's Facial Hair Through the Ages a Viral Hit A little scruff never hurt anyone

Clean-shaven, bearded or mustashioed: Men have rocked it all with style and aplomb. Gillette's 100 Years of Hair celebrates the most popular facial hairstyles of the last decade, showing that…

July 4, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

Picking Up Girls With Lamborghini Web Video Speaks Volumes The silent treatment scores big on viral charts

Is the best pickup line a fancy ride? If YouTube content creator VitalyzdTV’s clip of him wordlessly inviting women into his Lamborghini is any indicator, then a luxury vehicle is…

July 3, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT

Fans Still Cheering for World Cup Branded Videos No matter what you call it, everyone has football/soccer fever

With the World Cup in full swing, fans can't get enough of soccer-themed content. Nike's The Last Game ad—which features animated versions of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazil's Neymar da Silva Santos…

June 20, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

Cat's Sage Advice to Kitten Viral Gold for BuzzFeed Publisher also scores big with 'If Asians Said the Stuff White People Say'

The Sad Cat (or at least someone who sounds like him) is back, and this time he's dispensing advice to his kitten minions. BuzzFeed's Dear Kitten, a branded video for Friskies…

June 19, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

Goodwill Fundraisers Top the Viral Space Sybian riders shed light on female circumcision

And now, the feelgood story of the day! A campaign to raise awareness for the prevention of female circumcision, which hitches on an interesting angle, is this week’s No. 2 web…

May 13, 2014, 6:47 PM EDT

Spoofs and Pranks Prove to Be Viral Hits BaneCat gives you permission to watch these videos at work

There are two things that are (almost) always guaranteed to do well on YouTube. One involves riffing on pop culture. The other takes advantage of people being duped. This past week’s…

April 2, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

Forget Spidey Vision: Check Out Superman With a GoPro Also, the secret to viral success might be tight pants

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman with a GoPro? Corridor Digital shows us what it would be like if the DC superhero strapped on a helmet cam and went…

March 27, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT

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