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Chrysler calls half-time in America

on February 13, 2012 by Tim Comments

You probably have all seen Chrysler’s Superbowl ad in which Clint Eastwood gravely pep-talks America as a nation. The YouTube channel adds a nice data visualisation of the video’s spread. Add your reach on Facebook or Twitter to get the message out there. Read more…

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YouTube – One Hour Per Second

on January 24, 2012 by Martina Comments

Google has launched a sweet little website and an animated video to visualize and put in context some of the incredible numbers of the video social network. Read more…

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Nicest Place on the Internet

on November 23, 2011 by Tim Comments

Are LOL cats not making you happy anymore? Do you sometimes feel like a hug on the web? Don’t worry, the ‘Nicest Place on the Internet’ has just been found. Read more…

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Interactive trick or treat by Zoo magazine

on November 1, 2011 by Mark Comments

Some festive fun here from Zoo magazine, with an inventive use of YouTube annotations to create their own twist on the much loved tradition of trick or treating.

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Rapping Granma proves radio advertising still works

on October 4, 2011 by Martina Comments

Who said radio advertising is dead? A German granma actually proved the opposite with this brilliant integrated campaign for AS&S Radio Sales & Services. Lukas Lindemann Rosinski launched a radio promotion to drive online traffic and generate Youtube visits as well as Facebook fans. A catchy tune and a rapping granma proved to media buyers that radio advertising is still very effective.

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Kiwibank Green Ops

on August 15, 2011 by Tim Comments

How many times have you heard a state-owned bank use first person shooter game words like ‘ops’ (as in operatives) , ‘deprogramming’ and ‘rehab’? And where you see agents in a¬†secret vault and alarm bells going off? In fact Kiwibank had no inhibitions and launched a series of interactive online videos on YouTube, urging you to break free from bad banking experiences. The Green Ops are ready for the rescue.

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Blink 182 rewards fans for copyright violation

on August 3, 2011 by Martina Comments

To launch their new single after 8 years, Blink 182 decided to reward the fans who “stole” their music to create videos then uploaded on Youtube. Applying a sort of law of retaliation (an eye for an eye), they searched Youtube for all the fans’ videos that were using their music without permission, and they created the video clip for their new single made out of clips from all those videos. Read more…

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Gaming on YouTube: NZ Airforce, Intel and Wonka

on July 14, 2011 by Tim Comments

From Kiwi agencies¬†Resn and Saatchi Wellington comes a row of games for New Zealand’s air force (how cute is their logo?). The games under the title “Step Up” can all be played on the NZ’s airforce YouTube channel – give them a go. The special twist is that you are controlling a live camera across a model landscape. After you have finished playing the game, you can get a personalized YouTube video of your flight to share with friends.

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Youtube interactive 3D holophonic sound based advergame

on June 17, 2011 by Martina Comments

Interactivity on Youtube taken to a new level thanks to 3D holophonic sound. In France, INPES (National institute for prevention and education about risks hearing) is now online with an interactive film on Youtube based on innovative technology: 3D holophonic sound which allows the listener notably to perceive sounds as they are in reality, and to know whether they are coming from the left or the right, from in front or behind.

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Perrier: The more people who watch, the hotter the party

on June 10, 2011 by Martina Comments

French water brand Perrier introduces a new idea of interactivity: a Youtube Channel that evolves with the number of views. Le Club Perrier is a video featuring a virtual party that gets “hotter” and wilder the more people watch it.

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