This week was a strange one for the youtubers among us. There were a few videos that exploded to the public eye, but there was little else that caught much attention. Perhaps the mid-summer slump that affects television has come to youtube. The most popular video this week was the trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, getting nearly a million views in its first 24 hours online and more than four million views since June 28. Beyond Harry Potter, I have five more videos for your viewing pleasure. I apologize in advance for the one that isn't in English; you can contact me for a translation. If you have no idea what's going on, check out the first set of viral videos.
- Old Spice Questions - oldspice
This video is a follow-up to the highly popular Super Bowl Old Spice ad, "The Man Your Man Could Smell Like." The single shot commercials are completely addictive and I have no idea why. I think it's some combination of the actor's hypnotic voice, the incredible photography and that little something extra. This new ad is equally silly and enticing. I'm on a horse.
The countdown to No. 1 continues after the break, along with a few of my favorite runners-up: