Google Dominates the Viral Video Chart

What People Watched the Week of Dec. 7, 2009

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NEW YORK ( -- If it seems like Google has been especially busy lately launching new features, it's because it has. But these days, the search giant appears to be more aggressive than it has previously been in marketing its new launches.

This week the company occupies three of the top 10 spots on the viral video chart with videos promoting Google Goggles, Google Chrome and Google's real-time search offerings. The company's videos tend to blur the line between product demo and quirky, homespun entertainment. As Visible Measures, which compiles the weekly viral chart data, notes, "while there is ton of consumer interest in Google's new products, it certainly doesn't hurt that they control the web's No. 1 video destination."

Also new on this week's chart is a piece intended to promote the ongoing COP 15 climate change summit from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Last Week Brand Campaign Agency Current Week Views* % Change in Views** Watch the Spot
1 1 Evian Live Young BETC Euro RSCG 1,170,858 +12% Evian: Live Young
2 New Google Goggles N/A 712,501 New Google: Goggles
3 Back on Chart Samsung Extreme Sheep LED Art The Viral Factory 489,489 Back on Chart Samsung: Extreme Sheep LED Art
4 5 Microsoft Xbox Project Natal World Famous 475,748 +6% Microsoft: Xbox Project Natal
5 New Google Chrome Browser Features BBH; Glue, London; 1st Ave Machine 472,862 New Google: Chrome Browser Features
6 New Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark We Have The Power To Save The World. Now. Director: Mikkel Blaabjerg Poulsen 452,497 New Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark: We Have The Power To Save The World. Now.
7 4 DC Shoes Gymkhana Two Mad Media 443,017 -3% DC Shoes: Ken Block's Gymkhana Two Project
8 3 Volkswagen The Fun Theory Tribal DDB 393,512 -18% Volkswagen: The Fun Theory
9 New Google Real Time Search N/A 305,837 New Google: Real Time Search
10 2 Activision Tony Hawk Ride Droga 5; Sharethrough 282,887 -73% Activision: Tony Hawk Ride
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