It looks like Samsung’s Apple-bashing spots really paid off.
With the help of 72andSunny, the Korean tech giant made the most popular tech ad of the year.
Video tracking company Visual Measures compiled a list of what tech spots reached the most viewers — counting all original, parodied, and mashup iterations on YouTube and other video sites.
While Samsung’s “The Next Big Thing is Already Here” for the Galaxy S III got the number one spot with 71.8 million views, Apple’s informational seven-minute spot introducing the iPhone 5 came in at number six — below Intel, Google, and two other Samsung ads — with 18.4 million views.
Interestingly, Apple doesn’t have a single normal advertisement in the top 10.
Here’s the winning Samsung spot: