Shared Viral Ad Videos 2015

Piggybacking of Adweek’s roundup of the most shared viral ad videos so far this year. Over the past 6 and 3/4 months we’ve seen all sorts of adverts come out of the woodwork. We gorged on the Superbowl ad fiesta, indulged in the Cannes Lions lineup and seen some stand-out adverts from all kinds of competition, ranging from the Clios to the Chip Shop Awards. The videos below are listed in ascending order, with details of viewership & shared numbers. The sharing numbers have been calculated over all social media channels (except Youtube), mostly Facebook. Whereas the viewership numbers are based solely on Youtube numbers. It’s the shared numbers that we’re taking note of in this list. For example, the new Hunger Games trailer for Mockingjay Part 2 came out on last Thursday and has already garnered more than 8.5 million views on Youtube and over 134,000 shares on Facebook & Twitter combined. Let’s have a looksy at who ranks where.

 

12. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wB6MId15cpo

Brand: Samsung Mobile

Name: “Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition: Official Unboxing”

Upload Date: 25 May 2015

Viewership: 4,907,669

No. of Times Shared: 563,342 shares

 

11.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnVuqfXohxc

Brand: Android

Name: “Friends Furever”

Upload Date: 5 Feb 2015

Viewership: 18,595,164

No. of Times Shared: 987,361 shares

 

10.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zs7xO5P3Az4

Brand: Red Nose Day (US)

Name: “Coldplay’s Game of Thrones: The Musical”

Upload Date: 21 May 2015

Viewership: 12,888,435

No. of Times Shared: 996,251 shares

 

9.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GC2qk2X3fKA

Brand: Supercell

Name: “Clash of Clans: Revenge”

Upload Date: 1 Feb 2015

Viewership: 56,844,439

No. of Times Shared: 1,003,642 shares

 

8.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juc2C5v6Z_8

Brand: Kleenex

Name: “Unlikely Best Friends”

Upload Date: 24 Jun 2015

Viewership: 435,720

No. of Times Shared: 1,242,583 shares

 

7. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njy0dFFlpAc

Brand: Netflix

Name: “Orange Is The New Black Season 3 Trailer”

Upload Date: 9 Apr 2015

Viewership: 8,617,930

No. of Times Shared: 1,283,721 shares

 

6.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEx5lmbCKtY

Brand: Microsoft Collective Project Agency

Name: “Robert Downey Jr. Delivers a Real Bionic Arm”

Upload Date: 12 Mar 2015

Viewership: 9,767,014

No. of Times Shared: 2,079,279 shares

 

5.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2OcKQ_mbiQ

Brand: Fanpage.it

Name: “Slap Her”

Upload Date: 4 Jan 2015

Viewership: 29,435,882

No. of Times Shared: 2,363,612 shares

 

 

4.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAsjRRMMg_Q

Brand: Budweiser

Name: “Lost Dog”

Upload Date: 28 Jan 2015

Viewership: 29,456,629

No. of Times Shared: 2,511,546 shares

 

3.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnDgZuGIhHs

Brand: The Ad Council

Name: “Love Has No Labels”

Upload Date: 3 Mar 2015

Viewership: 53,056,084

No. of Times Shared: 2,741,138 shares

 

2.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3MtFGWRXAA

Brand: Purina (via Buzzfeed)

Name: “This Man Found His Soulmate In A Puppy And It’s Adorable”

Upload Date: 29 May 2015

Viewership: 5,284,156

No. of Times Shared: 2,88,879 shares

 

1.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd_2Y29_FLU

Brand: Disney Parks

Name: “Disney Characters Surprise Shoppers”

Upload Date: 17 Feb 2015

Viewership: 4,457,031

No. of Times Shared: 3,757,909 shares

 

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