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A Request from the Illuminati: Stop Mentioning us in Video Comments

Bumble Bee, Unreel’s AI bot that crawls internet videos, has found over 9,000 comments about Illuminati.  Recently we received this letter from them addressed to the public: Dear Public, We, as an all-powerful subversive organization controlling every facet of society, are coming to you to ask for a favor.  For once, you have all the power.  In fact this is the first time you have had anything beyond the illusion of free will for quite some time.  At our weekly board meeting...

Make Room for the Big Boys on Youtube

How can native YouTubers compete as Network TV clips take over.   Late Night Viral: Fallon takes on Ferrell and Hart in a lip sync battle Unreel’s AI is able to pick up on trends about which videos are going viral.  On a daily basis, if you watch our Trending channel or LOL channel for even a few minutes, you are bound to hit a late night talk show clip.  Fallon, Kimmel, Conan, and a host of others have begun creating content on their...

Trending this week: Driving Stereotypes Ft. Dale Jr

Normally the Dude Perfect guys are out attempting to nail insane basketball shots, but this week, they nailed stereotyping drivers.  We had our bot crawl the comments on their video looking for its best moments.  Here are the highlight comments for the best moments in this video: The "This is what I want #squadgoals” Moment: When a group of adult men pile into a souped up truck, and then Spice Girls come on, things are gonna get weird. Even Dale knows the words...

Three Growth Hacks You’re Missing Out On

How Unreel is taking growth hacking to the real world: Remember clicking on banner ads? When websites first started using them the click through rate was huge. They grabbed people’s attention because consumers had not yet learned to block them out.  Now, banner ads are ubiquitous on the web, and for that reason we all have developed blinders to ignore them.  Growth hacking is Darwin in action.  Hackers evolve a new way to grab attention, and it works, too well. Pretty...

The Best Online Video Discovery Experience

Introducing Search on Unreel! There are over three million moments tagged in Unreel’s video catalogue.  It is an impressive number that's growing daily as our AI Bot, Bumblebee, crawls the web for the top viral videos. Trying to find the video moment to fit your mood out of those three million can be a daunting task, but with search it's easy. The unique Unreel search feature allows you to find videos based on tagged comments referring to a specific moment in...

If Cable Dies, What’s Next?

As more people cut the cord and ditch the dish online video has become the alternative of choice: Most things about cable, were it to remain static, indicate that its demise is on the horizon.  Cable is an analog technology in an ever-expanding digital world.  As people have grown accustomed to content specifically tailored to their interests online, cable and satellite providers continue to bundle packages of hundreds of channels when the consumer only watches, on average, 17.  Rather than...

Featured Channel of the Week: Daym Drops

Click here to view full screen: It all started with a hamburger: Like foodies everywhere, Big Daym is passionate about food, specifically the kind that can be eaten in your car.  Also, like many, he shouts and reviews the food he is eating in his vehicle.  Unlike the rest of us, he decided to videotape himself doing so, and is now a bonafide star.  Daym Drops began making videos in 2010 with some success, but it wasn’t until a 2012 video featuring him...

The Most Entertaining Donald Trump Campaign Moments

Watch them here: Love him or hate him, Donald Trump’s campaign is a sight to behold.  Like a rocket soaring to new heights, or the Hindenburg ablaze, it is impossible to look away.  At any given moment Trump might spew out a viral comment, or his critics, too short on time to be politically correct, can create an LOL worthy parody video.   Stay on top of Trump's campaign, from trending moment, to late night spoofs on our Donald Trump channel.  Unreel’s AI bot is constantly...

The Five Types of Startup Founders

Featuring the characters of HBO's Silicon Valley: We are a startup here at Unreel.  It is an exciting prospect, getting to grow an idea into the next big thing in online video. Startups can have a variety of different founders, we are lucky to have great ones.  Typically though, founders can be put into five categories: 1. The Programmer:   The Steve Wozniak type.  They do not need to fit the painfully stereotypical never talked to a girl, seen the sun, or heard of...