First few days determine whether a video goes viral: study
Video analytics company Unruly found that about a quarter of the shares a video gets occur within the first three days of its existence.
If you've been waiting a few weeks for that video you posted on YouTube to take off and go viral, you're working against the odds. A new study by video technology and analytics firm Unruly of the 200 most-shared branded videos of 2012 found that 10 percent of the instances of viewers sharing a video occur on the second day after that video's launch. About a quarter of shares happen in the first three days, and half happen within the first three weeks. The read more...
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