Touch the Hearts of Thousands this Valentine’s Weekend with Their Mass Video Coverage

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UK video website defy realism and send over 100 video reporters around the country collecting messages of love

News Image, the UK’s no. 1 video website, once again turned many heads whilst touching thousands of hearts. After the fantastic success of their mass video coverage of the Notting Hill Carnival last summer, WinkBall challenged logistical possibility and realistic sanity when their mass network of video reporters channelled their efforts into a large-scale force this Valentine’s weekend.

On Friday 11th February, an extensive team of over 100 video reporters were across the country recording video messages of love and romance for this Valentine’s weekend. Capturing the true meaning of love in this country, WinkBall created a unique video portal of online romance, affection and devotion from the good people of Britain. There were marriage proposals (and, happily, acceptances!), onscreen kisses, songs, tributes and thousands upon thousands of words from those touched by the spirit of Valentine’s. All video messages were hosted on one singular video mega-wall that created a distinct and intimate picture of romance in the UK The people of Britain were given an exciting video platform to express their love and devotion for that special person in their life and WinkBall captured the love through the emotional power of video.

Some say it with a card, a gift, chocolates or the inevitable flowers; WinkBall however gave the public to share their love with a wink. With this video wall of love, WinkBall have confirmed that the power of love is not just a curious thing, but an emotion that has found life in the online world and has been given a video voice for the 21st century.

The sheer success and achievement of WinkBall on this Valentine’s flash mob day was breath-taking; in 24 hours, over 100 video reporters recorded well over 10,000 video messages. The video wall containing thousands of faces was a unique online collage of love and is a fantastic testament to the emotive power of video: its been called the best Valentine-themed content on the web.

All video messages can now be seen online at And the messages keep coming, many people of Britain continue to get online and record their message of love through their web-cam to this ever-growing wall.

What next for May it be football, music, society or politics – there is no doubt that WinkBall works in mass force and touches the hearts of thousands through the emotional power of video.


About is a free, web-based, personal video messaging service, which allows anyone to record, send and share videos with friends and family - privately. Users can also create and post content to video blogs and walls for group viewing. Video messages delivered by can be accessed anywhere, anytime through a web browser. is also used by brands and organisations to share video content, which users can actively choose to watch and share. All messages sent through are supported by targeted five-second advertisements, which are played at the end of video messages. is safe, simple and fun and makes video the best way to communicate well online.

Established in London in 2005 by Dr. James Ohene-Djan and Duncan Barclay, the WinkBall Project team has evolved to become a leading player in driving the future development of online communication.

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