YouTube Canada Reveals the top videos of 2017

YouTube says over 10000 workers will help curb shady videos

Google Shares Canada's Top YouTube Videos of 2017

Since its inception in 2005, YouTube has become one of the biggest platforms for new-age Internet celebrities and one-hit wonders alike.

In a continued effort to crack down on inappropriate videos, YouTube is expanding its content moderation staff, bringing the total number of people working across Google to address the issue to more than 10,000 in 2018.

The masked performer was a contestant on Thailand's aptly named singing competition show "The Mask Singer".

YouTube noted that its Top 10 ranked music videos included works from Puerto Rico, Colombia, France, Spain and Cuba in addition to the USA and the United Kingdom, with six of those featuring Latino artists. It's been produced in Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, and China, but this particular video is from a Thailand show. 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.

This video documenting Dude Perfect's elaborate - and mesmerizing - ping pong trick shot is the group's second most popular video to date.

Fuel scarcity forces Baru to return to Nigeria
When the Nigerian tribune visited some filling stations in Ibadan metropolis on Tuesday afternoon, there were no signs of queue. Before departing the country, Baru had said, "For the umpteenth time, I wish to call on all Nigerians to stop panic buying".

And, if snagging top place wasn't good enough - Mick made it into the list twice, with the original upload of the song coming in at sixth.

The pop queen's Super Bowl halftime performance, which in typical Gaga fashion was brimming with theatrics, was watched 3.8 million times the day following the game, according to YouTube.

- A hilarious, bad lip reading of Donald Trump's inauguration. Both videos racked up more than one billion views each. Every minute, more than 400 hours of video are shared on YouTube. It was produced by Beth David and Esteban Bravo at the Ringling College of Art and Design.

Justin Bieber set new records this year - his remix of Despacito, along with his appearance on DJ Khaled's I'm The One mean that the Biebs can now lay claim to 4 videos that have broken the one billion view threshold.

Latest News