YouTube's 20 Most-Shared Ads in June

8 years, 6 months ago - July 13, 2013
The most viral ads on YouTube in June spanned across all genres — emotional, funny and disturbing.

 

At the top of Unruly Media's list of last month's most-shared ads is a quirky rendition of GEICO's "Happier Than" series. Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches," May's most-shared ad, made the list again for the third month in a row. Evian's "Baby & Me" and Kmart's "Ship Your Pants" also return from May's most-shared ads list.

 

The list includes two Coca-Cola ads, two Samsung campaigns and a whole lot of extreme sports.

 

2. Sony: Official PlayStation Used Game Instructional

Video Shares: 755,833

PlayStation throws shade at other cloud-based consoles.

 

3. Adobe: Street Retouch Prank

Shares: 636,300

Swedish photographer Erik Johansson Photoshops some unknowing commuters onto bus stop ads for Adobe Creative Day.

 

4. Melbourne Metro: Dumb Ways To Die

Shares: 270,573

Adorably dumb characters star in this music video for Melbourne Metro. Just try not to get this jingle stuck in your head.

 

5. Red Bull: Danny MacAskill Imaginate

Shares: 265,736

Scottish cyclist Danny MacAskill rides over playing cards, colored pencils and stacking blocks.

 

6. Samsung: Magna Carta Holy Grail

Shares: 258,730

Jay-Z's partnership with Samsung has been turning heads of music fans and critics. In this behind-the-scenes look, Jay-Z is joined by big names like Rick Rubin (who isn't actually involved with the album), Pharrell Williams, Timbaland and Swizz Beatz.

 

7. THINK!: #PubLooShocker

Shares: 229,231

This disturbing anti-drunk driving campaign bluntly reenacts what a car accident would look like. Don't say we didn't warn you.

 

8. Evian: Baby & Me

Shares: 203,453

The second most-shared ad in May, Evian's Baby & Me is evidence that you can't ever get enough of dancing babies

 

 

 

9. Huggies: Embarazados -- Dia Del Padre

Shares: 193,790

Huggies celebrates fathers everywhere for Father's Day

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10. Cheerios: Just Checking

Shares: 178,277

Who knew such an innocent commercial could cause such controversy? Cheerios' Just Checking ad sparked heady conversations with its interracial family.

 

11. EA: Battlefield 4 E3 Gameplay Trailer

Shares: 172,236

This trailer features some scenes from the E3 demo of the new Battlefield 4.

 

 

12. Kmart: Ship My Pants

Shares: 145,299

The fifth most-shared ad in May, Kmart's Ship My Pants is still holding on to its potty humor.

 

13. Dove: Real Beauty Sketches

Shares: 130,219 Real

Beauty Sketches was the most shared in May, and the moving ad continued to garner views in June as women described their appearances to a forensic artist.

 

14. Fiat: Ven Pra Rua -- Musica

Shares: 100,399

This anthem by Brazilian group O Rappa, originally written for Fiat, soon became the soundtrack to the Brazilian protests in June.

 

 

15. Coca-Cola: Tounsi w khalli y9oulou hbel

Shares: 68,441

A sweet music video showcases acts of kindness in Tunisia to unite its people.

 

 

16. DC Shoes: Gymkhana 5

Shares: 66,364

Professional rally driver Ken Block, also a co-founder of DC Shoes, drives around San Francisco in a commercial that's mildly reminiscent of the Ferrari scene from Ferris Bueller.

 

 

17. Coca-Cola: Sharing Can

Shares: 65,666

Coca-Cola debuts its mini Sharing Cans in this feel-good montage.

 

 

18. Miami Heat: Harlem Shake

Shares: 61,340

Yup, just when you thought the Harlem Shake craze was over, people are still sharing Miami Heat's version from way back in February.

 

 

 

19. Red Bull: Gee Atherton Gets Hunted by a Falcon

Shares: 57,261

British professional cyclist Gee Atherton rounds out the most-shared ads starring extreme athletes with his ad for Red Bull, which features him as he's literally chased down a mountain by the world's fastest bird.

 

 

20. Swisscom: All Eyes on the S4

Shares: 51,235

Samsung partnered with Swisscom in Zurich for this campaign, which took advantage of the S4's eye-tracking capabilities: Stare at the screen for an hour and get a free S4.

 

 

 

Text by Mashable

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