Friday, 15 December, 2017

This year's YouTube Rewind video is quite the ride

The Top Viral YouTube Videos of 2017 Can 10000 moderators keep YouTube free of objectionable content?
Freda Brock | 07 December, 2017, 07:56

It was forced to adopt additional screening measures last month on its kid-friendly platform, YouTube Kids, after reports showed numerous videos there contained profanity and violence. The show, called The Mask Singer, requires performers to wear elaborate masks to hide their identities. The man in the mask sings "Until We Will Become Dust", which starts out as a ballad and eventually breaks into a rap.

Sea lion drags girl into Steveston waters was Canada's top trending video of 2017 on YouTube, followed by Eminem Rips Donald Trump in BET Hip Hop Awards Freestyle Cypher and Animal Adventure Park Giraffe Cam. Every minute, more than 400 hours of video are shared on YouTube. Here are the other top videos that went viral this year, in order.

Ed Sheeran - Shape of You [Official Video] came in at second spot in the Top Music Videos of 2017 category, followed by DJ Khaled ft. You probably don't want to play beer pong against these guys.

London honours the 14 women killed at Ecole Polytechnique
To create change, it is essential to recognize that the issue of violence against women knows no frontiers. Fourteen candles were lit, one for each woman murdered 28 years ago at École Polytechnique in Montreal.

The America's Got Talent judging panel was so impressed by Darci Lynne Farmer's ventriloquist routine that they sent her straight to the live shows by pressing the coveted Golden Buzzer. This time, it was his debut on James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke", in which we learned Sheeran could stuff 55 Maltesers into his mouth at one time and that he doesn't own a cellphone.

- This animated short film about a closeted boy who fears being outed by his own heart will melt your heart.

As of this year, YouTube is the most popular streaming service in the world, with over 1 billion users worldwide. Facebook in May said it would hire 3,000 more people to review videos and posts, and, later, another 1,000 to review ads after discovering Russian ads meant to influence the USA presidential election. No surprise here: "Despacito" took the crown. That was no different in 2017: YouTube's top 10 trending videos for the year have garnered more than 633 million views collectively, up by 83 million compared to last year's list. See the top 10 below.

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