You Saw This Coming of the Day

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You Saw This Coming of the Day
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Gangnam Style reached one billion views on YouTube as of December 21st, 2012.

Mashup of the Day: Rewind YouTube Style

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YouTube presents a look back at 2012 with "Rewind YouTube Style," a quintessential mashup parody of "Gangnam Style" and "Call Me Maybe" starring the who's who of this year's viral video fame, including PSY, Walk off the Earth, MysteryGuitarMan, Jenna Marbles and more!

Simon's Cat in "Icecapade"

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British animator Simon Tofield's beloved cartoon cat returns to YouTube with the latest episode "Icecapade," or in Torfield's own words, "a festive feline's frosty fishing frolic."

Iran Launches Its Own YouTube

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Iran Launches Its Own YouTube
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In its latest effort to find alternatives to global Internet services like YouTube, the Iranian government has unveiled its own video-sharing website Mehr in full adherence with its interpretation of Islam. While many Iranians have been known to bypass filters to access YouTube or use other Farsi-centric video streaming sites like Aparat, Mehr is the first state-sponsored venture into online media in the country.

YouTubers React to Viral Videos

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The Fine Brothers launched their latest YouTube reaction series with ten seasoned video bloggers including Tay Zonday, Shane Dawson and Harley from Epic Meal TIme sharing their opinions on three viral videos.

Viral Video of the Day?

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"Pickles," the latest terrible song on YouTube by an Irish rapper who goes by the name "Yasha Swag," is raising some eyebrows for its suspiciously high YouTube view count of 8 million hits in less than a week, especially in comparison to other metrics like Facebook page likes and share counts. According to the Daily Dot, the song had been previously uploaded to Soundcloud by Jacob Povolotski, who touts himself as a "meme troller" with an allegedly strong interest in using black hat SEO tactics and Facebook bots.