Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Facebook, Friday Fun, Social Media Marketing, Twitter.

We all know that a well produced internet video can be a highly effective social media tool for promoting a business, product or service. But did you also know that an online video be used to spread the word about Napoleon, William the Conqueror or Joan of Arc?

Weird Al Yankovic meets School House Rock in this new study guide for world history students. History for Music Lovers is the YouTube channel featuring musical history lessons set to the tune of modern hits. Created by two history teachers in Honolulu, Hawaii, the videos were intended for high school students and have become a YouTube sensation, garnering hundreds of thousands of views.  In addition to their YouTube channel, the “historyteachers” have a Facebook page and a Twitter following.

Just one more example of why everyone is singing the praises of social media.