Strange World of Viral Videos –       3 Oldies & 3 Oddies


Written by on Wednesday, June 6, 2012

I got introduced to what I regard as being the early form of viral videos in the late 90’s and early 00’s when we swapped diskettes and cds full of funny clips between friends. Looking back, videos back then seemed to be a little bit less strange than what they are today. Here’s three oldies and three recent oddies.

OLDIES

Insane robot dance from 2001:

 

Danger of Ice Fishing:

 

What most of us has probably wanted to do at some point:

 

RECENT ODDIES

Video of quadcopter made out of a taxidermied cat:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-S4DZ_aWNuU

 

Prank gone bad. Man dressed up as a zombie harassed his neighbors and was nearly shot:

 

How to troll a sprider:

So, as long as there are people and video cameras, there will be viral videos.

About the author

Satu is a YouTube certified Producer who besides producing videos looks after publishing and distribution at online video agency KLOK. She has a web development background, which has given her an edge at research and development. She excels at creative problem solving and figuring out solutions where there seems to be none. She works at developing audiences, acquiring media, researching different services and platforms as well as data analysis. She spends way too much time on YouTube.