Another week and another set of brilliant viral videos that has got lots of people talking. Rather than sifting through the billions of videos that people have uploaded, we share the ten best viral videos every week from the world of marketing and advertising. This week’s collection involves a job interview with a difference, an exciting preview of Google Glasses, and the greatest bus stop you’ll ever see.
Why You Should Always Aim For A Better Job
Monster.co.uk aims to help people find better jobs and it has hit the nail on the head with this short but hilarious ad. The punchline isn’t one you’d expect, but that’s what makes it so good.
MINI Complete Amazing Car Backflip In The French Alps
It’s been a month since MINI released its teaser trailer for its unassisted backflip and now, we can finally see how it goes… in the French Alps. You may have noticed that the scenery has changed a bit, but French rally driver Guerlain Chicherit’s stunt has got it almost 700,000 views already so it’s safe to say that nobody really cares about the change.
The Strangest Job Interview You Will Ever See
Job interviews are boring and for the most part, predictable. You dress formally, you tell the interviewer that you’re enthusiastic and hard-working and you show your passion in a controlled environment. Heineken was looking for an intern but instead of doing things traditionally, it gave its candidates a number of odd tasks that they couldn’t possibly prepare for.
Want To See Bubbles Being Popped In Super Slow Motion?
We’re guessing you answered yes to that question so we won’t waste your time with too many details. In their slowest video yet, The Slowmo guys decide to see what a bubble looks like when it’s popped at 18,000 frames per second. We doubt you need any more of an explanation than that so just watch and enjoy.
This Brilliant Google Glasses Preview Will Make You Want A Pair
A year after its teaser video, it looks like Google Glasses is nearing the moment where it’s released to the world. And if all the excitement surrounding it confuses you, then this preview will certainly get you excited. If it works half as well as the video suggests, then we’ll be
first in line for them.
Red Bull Gives Fascinating Glimpse Into The World Of Skateboarders
Red Bull is the king of viral video content, so it’s safe to assume that its content will always be interesting. Its latest video is a 16 minute short film that documents the trials and tribulations of the world’s top skateboarders. It’s long but if it gives a fascinating glimpse into the thought process behind the sport.
Freerunner Does Majestic Parkour Run In The Snow
Parkour videos are already stylish and well produced affairs, but it seems now that there’s so many of them out there, you need to have more than just amazing stunts to separate yourself from the rest. This video does this by being set in the snow, which gives what feels like another parkour video a new lease of life.
Volkswagen Does It Again With Humourous Ski Mask Ad
Volkswagen is really on fire this year, following one brilliant campaign with another brilliant campaign. It has done it again with another funny campaign, this time involving a misunderstanding involving a ski mask. Even if it wasn’t good, we would like it just for the inclusion of the Trololo song at the end.
Dell Shows How Technology Brings The Figments Of Our Imagination To Life
What appears on the surface as a menial and dull daily commute, this latest ad from Dell portrays the unseen imagination of Dell user, Thomas M. Wilks. By escaping into this fantasy world of amphibious detectives and locust-riding mice, the ad highlights the creative potential of the XPS 12.
The Best Bus Stop You Will Ever See
Considering how mundane buses are in general, and everything else associated with it, it’s the one place where you wouldn’t expect anything exciting to happen. However, Qualcomm created up with the best bus stop ever where commuters are picked up by sports cars and dog sleighs, or are greeted by an improv circus show. It certainly brightened up the days of those involved and as a marketing campaign, it’s brilliant.