72 hours of video are uploaded onto YouTube every minute. Digital video analytics and advertising firm Visible Measures combed the Internet to find about the most shared viral ads that were ripped, copied, mashed-up, re-mixed, and parodied the most times in the history of the Internet. Visible Measures then ranked each of these ads according to number of views the copied and derivative videos received.
From a suggestive condom ad to a video showing off Apple’s next big gadget, these are the most shared viral ads of all time.
10| Get It On (Durex) – 21.9 Million Views
9| Oh Africa (Pepsi) – 22.6 Million Views
8| LeBron James’s “What Should I Do?” Nike – 23.6 Million Views
7| Introducing iPhone 4S – 28.3 Million Views
6| Kobe Bryant Jumps Over An Aston Martin – 34 Million Views
5| Evolution (Dove Soap) – 36.6 Million Views
4| Just My Shell (M&M’s) – 38.6 Million Views
3| Xbox Project Natal – 47.5 Million Views
2| Live Young (Evian) – 78.5 Million Views
1| Kony 2012 – 85 Million Views