And after the thrill ride that was Part 1, we come hurtling onto Part 2 of the most influential viral videos on YouTube. I think the best part of writing this is colleagues coming to my desk and asking what on earth I’m doing.   Charlie Schmidt’s Keyboard Cat! - 28,156,086 views Case in point – […]… Read Article
Once again, I find myself talking about YouTube, and with good cause – it’s perhaps one of the biggest forms of social media outside of Facebook and Twitter and holds so many video gems that you can’t ignore it. And with it being owned by Google, there’s definitive power within. However, predicting what’s going to […]… Read Article
Firstly, huge congratulations go to Barack Obama for a second win in the US Election, made this blog writer feel a sense of happiness about our American brethren… However, how did Obama get there? With a super-storm disrupting the campaign trail and a large amount of public appearances from both parties, what was the tipping […]… Read Article
Well we’ve made it to number 10 without meeting anything too unbearable – thankfully Fred has dropped to 23 so I don’t have to suffer that. Surely the top 10 are going to be the pinnacles in video entertainment, boasting fine videography and A-grade humour… right? Oh right, number 10 is a talking orange.   […]… Read Article
Well now we have the top #20-#16 covered, it’s time to move further down the list. Will this mean an increase in overall quality or will my brain ache from insufferable video-makers? Let’s find out!   15. MysteryGuitarMan – 2,062,947 subscribers, 321,831,206 views Who is MysteryGuitarMan? Oh this makes me dead happy! Ahem, compose yourself, […]… Read Article
Last night, whilst enjoying a cup of tea and some hobnobs, I hadn’t noticed the clock for quite a while. It was coming up to 1AM. Last time I looked I’m sure it was around 9pm. It happened again – another evening lost to YouTube. Perhaps one of the most important and influential sites on […]… Read Article
It might seem like an everyday part of life now, but I’m sure that everyone reading this will remember a time before the internet – a time clouded by radio times, Ceefax, VHS and… Encyclopaedias! However, ever since the internet became widely available to the public and we were introduced to the melodic tones of […]… Read Article
By Richard Morris Online video sharing website YouTube has hit its latest milestone, with 2 billion videos being viewed every day. The site, which launched in beta in May 2005, is now attracting double the combined primetime audience of all three of the US’ major television networks. However, currently people are spending an average of 15 […]… Read Article
Coca-Cola and Unilever have said they plan to use social networking sites like Facebook and YouTube as their main online channels for future marketing campaigns. Traditionally, brands tend to set up a new website when launching a campaign, but with the growing popularity of social media, companies believe it’s more productive to take their brand […]… Read Article
Google has admitted that it ,over-paid, to acquire video sharing website YouTube in 2006 because it feared that it would fall into the hands of a competitor. Google CEO Eric Schmidt has made the admission in a deposition by lawyers to the court hearing the copyright infringement case launched by Viacom against YouTube. The suit […]… Read Article