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Topic: Youtube

Top 10 Branded Videos: Durex's Secret Bedroom Technology Takes Over YouTube

Plus, Air France soars with inside peek of airplane

Durex's clever technology-bashing video is having a reverse effect, racking up 12 million views on this week's Adweek/Tubular top 10 branded video chart. The condom brand's three-minute video punks a group…

YouTube Is Changing Your Least Favorite Feature: Annotations

New 'cards' are mobile-ready for video makers

YouTube is finally retooling a troublesome feature, making it more useful for content producers and hopefully a bit less frustrating for users. Annotations, YouTube's clickable pop-ups (which, to be clear, are…

GE's New YouTube Program Gives Science a Pop Culture Twist

Oxford vlogger will help brand continue reaching new audiences

Over the past couple years, GE has become a somewhat surprising role model for brands looking to embrace social media and emerging tech. In addition to its use of Vine and Tumblr to help…

Can Data Help Maker Studios Guarantee a Hit for The Walking Dead's Robert Kirkman?

Nerd Court is now in session

In a heated exchange before a judge, YouTuber Commander Holly (real name: Holly Conrad) faces off against actress Tina Huang. The issue at hand is one that has divided many…

Top 10 Branded Video Chart: Facebook and YouTube Square Off in New Weekly Chart

Each requires different tactics and creative

Welcome to Adweek's revamped top 10 branded video chart, which tracks the biggest moves in online video every week. For those of you who have followed the weekly chart, the biggest…

Cake Decorating Brand Bakes Up a Partnership With YouTube Star Rosanna Pansino

To reach young women, Wilton moves from classroom to Web

The cake decorating company Wilton has always been about creators, inspiring everyday bakers with TV programs and in-store lessons. Now, the 85-year-old cake decorating brand is using online influencers to reach…

How Lay's Is Adding More Social Zest to Its Popular Flavor-Creation Campaign

Response videos, trend maps and more help fuel the crowdsourced contest

Now in its third year, Lay's is using its annual Do Us a Flavor campaign to capitalize on social chatter with a clever (and highly orchestrated) real-time marketing plan. Through March…

Should It Matter If YouTube's Massively Popular Disney Collector Used to Make Porn?

Parents (including porn stars) say probably not

If you have a young child who watches YouTube videos, chances are you've stumbled across YouTube's Disney Collector, the mysterious woman who spends 10 to 15 minutes unboxing toys. Despite never…

JCPenney's 4 Cent Video Ads on Twitter Could Threaten YouTube's Longtime Dominance

Retailer shows how social is changing

JCPenney says Twitter was behind its most successful social program—not Facebook or YouTube—and credited the platform's new video creation and viewing capabilities. The retailer only paid 4 cents for every…

Top 10 Branded Videos: GoPro Shows It Doesn't Need Jaw-Dropping Footage to Create Buzz

These kooky owls are enough

It's well-known that GoPro's products market themselves, filming jaw-dropping footage around the world that online viewers can't seem to get enough of. But a new clip on this week's Adweek/VidIQ…

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