viral videos

  • Hit Video Messaging App Dubsmash Raises $5.5 Million Led by Index Ventures

    Hit Video Messaging App Dubsmash Raises $5.5 Million Led by Index Ventures

    Dubsmash, a roughly two-year-old, 15-person, Berlin-based startup whose video messaging app lets users create and share dubbed “selfie” videos (you choose a famous audio clip, then record yourself lip-syncing the words or lyrics), has just raised $5.5 million in Series A funding. Index Ventures led the round, with firm cofounder Danny Rimer joining the… Read More

  • Jonah Peretti: Sex Is A Lot More Popular Than Jesus On Google

    Jonah Peretti: Sex Is A Lot More Popular Than Jesus On Google

    Today at Disrupt NY 2013, Buzzfeed founder Jonah Peretti took the stage to talk to the audience about how content works on the Internet: What sells, what gets shared and why. Peretti, a journalist, programmer, marketer and founding member of The Huffington Post (now owned by TechCrunch parent company AOL), has long been a student of viral media. Not surprisingly, Peretti’s latest… Read More

  • The Top Ten Viral Videos Of 2009 (Are Mostly Music Videos)

    In an age of user-generated content, the most viral videos are not made by the users, just passed around by them. Below you will find a list of the top ten viral videos of 2009, as tracked by Visible Measures, which counts not only plays on YouTube but also video shared across social networks like MySpace as well as MTV networks and Viacom. The list of the most watched internet videos 2009… Read More