YouTube Rewinds 1 Trillion Playbacks in 2011

YouTube have been taking a look back at 2011 in a post on their blog, and have revealed that there were more than 1 TRILLION video playbacks this year- that’s 140 views per person worldwide!

YouTube 2011 Rewind

One hundred years into the future, when our great-grandkids look back to what was capturing the world’s imagination on YouTube in 2011, what will they make of us? Will they still be delighted by babbling babies? Will they still be “so excited” about the weekend?  And will they be any closer to understanding the mystery of the space-traveling toaster pastry cat?

Here are the most viewed YouTube videos globally (excluding videos from major music labels)

1.Rebecca Black – Friday (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
1.Ultimate Dog Tease
2.Jack Sparrow (feat. Michael Bolton)
3.Talking Twin Babies – PART 2 – OFFICIAL VIDEO
4.Nyan Cat [original] 5.Look At Me Now – Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes (Cover by @KarminMusic)
6.The Creep (feat. Nicki Minaj & John Waters)
7.Maria Aragon – Born This Way (Cover) by Lady Gaga
8.The Force: Volkswagen Commercial
9.Cat mom hugs baby kitten

Friday? Most watched video?! That’s the only number one position that Rebecca Black will be achieving anytime soon!

Take a look at the video below which highlights some of the most popular YouTube videos from 2011:

For a full list of the most popular videos from 2011 see the YouTube Blog.

Which is your favourite video from 2011?


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