Viral Video Charts: Week's Top Brand-Driven Viral Ads
August 25, 2011
Just in time for back-to-school shopping, four apparel retailers occupy seven slots in this week's top 10 advertiser-created viral videos.
August 18, 2011
Post-It art goes viral in Brazil and Rob Lowe scores big for Butterfinger, but it wasn't enough to keep Evian off the Viral Video Chart. It's the brand's 103rd week in the top 10.
August 11, 2011
After several weeks online, it's looking like Microsoft brought a knife to a gun fight: Google is leading with 900,000 video views to Microsoft's 770,000, according to Visible Measures.
August 04, 2011
Old Spice cracked the viral code, again. But old-fashioned coupons are what's driving sales.
July 28, 2011
The new/old Old Spice guy is spicing things up all right -- the deodorant's newest campaign drove straight in at No. 1 with 3.5 million views.
July 21, 2011
It turns out funny or even watchable isn't a requirement for Justin Timberlake, who dominated the Viral Chart last week.
July 14, 2011
Santa Claus may be Coca-Cola's most bankable holiday spokesman, but Pepsi wants you to know that summer is a whole different story for Old St. Nick.
July 07, 2011
Google launched its social network Google+ by putting it behind a giant velvet rope, but that didn't stop millions from watching the video ads.
June 29, 2011
Microsoft garnered 750,000 views, paid and unpaid, for a campaign in which Master Chief from "Halo" helped advertise the company's offer to college students: Buy a qualifying PC and we'll throw in an Xbox free. Top that, Apple.
June 23, 2011
A couple new entries on the chart that you would expect (BMW, T-Mobile) and one that you wouldn't: Tiny Prints, with a touching spot tied to Father's Day that delivered more than 3 million views in a week.
June 17, 2011
Ever text in a movie theater? Hate it when others do? Then you're going to understand why this ad for Alamo Drafhouse in Austin went viral, arriving at No. 5 on our Viral Video Chart last week.
June 09, 2011
Ubiquitous pop sensation Justin Bieber may command legions of tween girls, but that didn't stop the uncanny spot for his new fragrance from free-falling almost completely off the viral video chart this week, according to Visible Measures.
June 02, 2011
Celebrity alone wasn't enough for Justin Bieber's new fragrance, Someday.
May 26, 2011
Baseball cap-and-apparel maker New Era has enlisted Alec Baldwin and John Krasinski to play themselves for a series of videos making light of the New York-Boston sports rivalry.
May 19, 2011
Microsoft dumped agency JWT, but that's not stopping it from pushing some of the shop's work for Bing.
May 12, 2011
The search giant (which happens to own YouTube) is unorthodox, but it is also one of the savviest consumer marketers in tech.
May 05, 2011
T-Mobile is joined by a video series directed by fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld who enlisted actress Rachel Bilson for the Magnum ice cream brand.
April 28, 2011
T-Mobile's 70 videos (including copies, responses and spoofs) have now earned more than 14 million views, according to data from Visible Measures.
April 21, 2011
Now that online video is all grown up, big-budget brands and their agencies tend to dominate the Viral Chart. But they don't own it, not by a long shot.
April 14, 2011
Kraft lands on the Viral Chart with a less-funny version of Old Spice's "Responses" campaign.