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Unless you are someone who stays consciously away from social media, you must have heard about the latest rage that is taking the internet by storm – mannequin challenge. From regular people to celebrities from across the globe, everyone’s bitten by the mannequin challenge bug. Michelle Obama, Beyonce, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert de niro..they’ve all done it! So what is the mannequin challenge? For the uninitiated – Mannequin Challenge is a viral Internet video trend where people remain frozen...

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Steady growth of E Commerce has cast a shadow on Black Fridays in the past couple of years and this year is going to be no different. Despite an increase (a modest increase but increase nonetheless) in average salaries, employment growth and consumer confidence; footfall in the malls is expected to drop. But you can distract yourself from all the economical and political conversations by indulging in some funny and entertaining videos centered around the annual...

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It’s that time of the year again! Aren’t you getting excited to eat some fresh pumpkin pie and gorge on some turkey? While you’re getting ready for the festivities, here are the top 10 thanksgiving videos of 2016 to set the mood right: Note: All the data and stats mentioned in this blog are updated till 22 November 10. Thanksgiving makeup tutorial by NikkieTutorials NikkieTutorials is one of the most popular Fashion and beauty channels on YouTube....

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YouTubers pull many tricks to generate virality among their videos. Some create fake pranks and find success out of it, while others Youtubers gets a jail time or probation upon getting arrested. In this article, check out some of the YouTube stars who broke the law and got arrested for their thirst to get more views on their YouTube video. Sam Pepper Subscribers – 2,365,649 Viewers – 63,779,469 Sam Pepper is famous for his YouTube...

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The results are out now; Donald J. Trump is set to be the next president of the United States, after beating the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in a stunning upset. As the whole America anxiously waited for the results for the whole night, the U.S Presidential Election 2016 coverage was viewed on YouTube by more than 15 million viewers in just one night alone through Live Stream. FDR was the first “radio” president. JFK emerged as...

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It all started from this year’s first-in-the-nation Iowa Caucus when Clinton was able to defeat Sanders by the closest margin in the history of the contest. Since then, the US presidential election went through a narrow path where eventually Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump came out to be the elected nominees of their respective political parties. All this drama from candidates announcing their run for office to the live political conventions is well documented on...

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When you’re running a business, one of the most important aspects that can help you improve is a scientific Customer Behavior Analysis. When you know who your customers are, it is easier to fine-tune your product/service as per their need isn’t it? This fundamental is true for any kind of business. If you are a creator on YouTube, then knowing the demographics of your YouTube channel helps in creating well-curated content. And the first step...

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The adult video industry is one of the most profitable businesses on the Internet. Despite being banned in many countries, porn websites attract humongous traffic. India tried to ban over 800 pornography hosting sites back in November 2014, but failed miserably to do so. Wherever people watch porn on YouTube, the search always inadvertently starts with Google. And the Google search algorithm gives a higher precedence to videos on YouTube. When people started to realize this, YouTube...

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Google’s entertaining sister YouTube, has also got some Easter Eggs or cool hidden treasures for its users just like Google. But funnier and not so easy to find. Although, some Easter eggs don’t work anymore like the Snake Game, where you just click the left button on your keyboard while your video’s buffering, and the game starts. But what you can enjoy, are these 18 fun hidden YouTube Easter eggs. Try them out on your...

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There used to be a time when a movie’s pre-release marketing used to involve: Running the trailer of the movie as commercials on popular TV channels. Releasing the songs and marketing them on Music channels. Main actors appearing in other popular TV shows and visiting major cities to take part in events. Advertising the posters of the movie on popular print media. But internet changed everything. Production houses started focusing more on social media. They...

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“BuzzFeed has been caught repeatedly stealing ideas, jokes, bits, gags and therefore money from prominent YouTube creators. And we’ve all had enough. It’s time to #StopBuzzThieves.” -Brooklyn-based YouTuber and Writer, Akilah Hughes(@AkilahObviously) wrote on her website. Hughes has launched a campaign, in which she accuses BuzzFeed of stealing ideas for their videos without crediting or compensating the original creators.  She called out BuzzFeed on Twitter for allegedly plagiarising her video How To Be An Introvert. “It’s a...

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Jenna Nicole Mourey, age 29, was born in Rochester New York. She is more popularly known on YouTube as JennaMarbles, an American comedian and Internet Sensation. The story behind Jenna Marbles Name “Jenna Marbles” is a pseudonym incorporating her dog, Marbles’, name. She adopted the Marbles screen name because her mum complained about Google search results. According to an interview with Variety, at first, she posted videos as Jenna Mourey. But she switched to the...

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Youtuber Movies usually don’t do too well in Hollywood, receiving poor ratings from online reviewing sites and fans. Although, as more professionals realise the huge amount of fans that are drawn to projects associated with digital stars like books, movies, apps, merchandise. People are starting to realise the potential of online entertainers. This is leading to a surge of YouTubers shifting from their short videos to feature films. This is why YouTube-movies are mostly released...

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There was a time when movies, music and television industries used to create celebrities that people used to adore, follow and worship. But times have changed and so has the way people consume entertainment. Now we have internet celebrities – people who have become famous through online platforms. Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Vine; all of these platforms have their own superstars. But it is YouTube where the cream of the crop is. Stand up...

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Last Friday, Electronic Arts released the trailer of upcoming World War I first-person shooter video game called Battlefield 1 on YouTube. Just four days prior to May 6, Activision released a 3-minute trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare hoping not to collide with their competitive behalf. Both trailers generated a significant response from the YouTube community, but it created divergent paths for both first-person videogame trailers – One was the most disliked; and the...

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Beauty and fashion are two most common words that often come into the conversation started by one woman complimenting another on her hairstyle or handbag. Fashion is practiced in different forms of art. But on YouTube, grooming and beauty categories are the ones to break the wall with whopping 45 billion video views. That’s like whole Eurasia watching beauty vlogs everyday on a loop. YouTube is the second most used and largest search engine online,...

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So, You wanna look like Kim Kardashian by using makeup techniques like contouring that you could never do yourself? Other than booking your slot in an insanely expensive beauty parlor, the first thought a girl gets is “How can I do that myself ?” This is where the Maslow’s  hierarchy comes into the picture; where millions of teens looking their way to find the perfect DIY video on makeup tutorials. YouTube helped this NEED GAP...

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He was 15 years old when he left his house, and dropped out of high school – He became a father just after his 17th birthday – Dishwashed to support livelihood – Started shooting random videos of his son – moved to NY – Started shooting videos for anyone who pays Casey and His brother – bought new I Pod out of that money – iPod battery died – Made another video on that –...

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Considered as pioneers or the “uncles” or “grandparents” of online video and YouTube, Benny and Rafi – popularly known as the Fine Brothers;  are now embroiled in one of the bigger controversies of the recent past on YouTube. Their decision to license and trademark their existing React series resulted in some major brouhaha in the last few days. Background: Recording the reaction of people watching videos was how the Fine Bros rose in popularity during...

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From drunk Ron Weasley to an elephant calf chasing a flock of birds, here are the top 10 viral videos on YouTube that we tracked for the last week of July. Note: Below each video, you can check out the complete Video analysis, Social Media analysis and Influencer Analysis; powered by Vidooly’s powerful Big Data engine. 1. Thousand Musicians Play ‘Learn to Fly’ at the Same Time Now, if you still have doubts over the power of...