Ad Age lists the top 10 viral videos for the week of Jan. 4.
The chart s new entries are topped by a video for Starbucks AIDS charity Love Project. The video featuring clip after clip of people from the around the world singing The Beatles All You Need Is Love has a lot of replay value. That could be why it debuts at number three with nearly 748,000 views. Right below it is another debut, a spoof of Saturday Night Live pushing Apple culture from Mac software maker Parallels. It has a little more than 721,000 views. The other two new videos hit closer to the bottom of the chart. DieHard batteries roped in entertainer Reggie Watts for worthy viral fare, getting 409,000 views. And from the underappreciated ad genre of legendary product meets low end ad production value, the spot for Booty Pop entered the chart at number eight with about 295,000 views.
As for games, Microsoft has to be thrilled about the video for Natal. It s not just lingering mid-chart this week. Ad Age highlights it as the week s power mover, surging to number two with about 885,000 views. The outlet credits Microsoft s announcement at CES that the motion controller is coming to Xbox 360 this year.
Ad Age’s chart includes number of views for the week and percentage change in views for videos that stayed on the chart. The list is compiled by Visible Measures.
Check out the full list and watch the videos at Ad Age.