Here's a look at the YouTube videos that got the most attention in 2017. The year also saw some major new records broken in music, most notably by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's massive global hit. The video-streaming juggernaut has released "The Shape of 2017", this year's iteration of its annual YouTube Rewind video, rounding up the biggest music, trends, memes and characters from 2017, based on views, shares, comments and likes. It's been produced in Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, and China, but this particular video is from a Thailand show.
- Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had people dancing all summer, although most people probably didn't have moves like the ones in this choreography. Last year, the Carpool Karaoke clip starring Adele claimed the top spot.
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. 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.
We Just Discovered 2 Super-Earths
To measure the mass of K2-18b, Cloutier and his research partners used radial velocities of its host star measured by HARPS . By collecting so-called "radial velocity" data on K2-18, the scientists were able to estimate the size of K2-18b.
Bitcoin No Longer Accepted for Steam Purchases
Those caught making cryptocurrency payments face faces of 150 million to 200 million Vietnamese dong, or roughly $6,000 to $9,000. So, even though this may be the end of Bitcoin support through Steam for now, this may not be a permanent change.
Kate Middleton wears Princess Diana's tiara at palace party
Kate Middleton paid tribute to the late Princess Diana on Tuesday by donning one of Prince William's mother's favorite tiaras. Kate has worn the jewellery once before at the same event a year ago , which she attended wearing a red Jenny Packham gown.
"To be in the number one, number two spot (on YouTube) we're really happy. because we worked so hard - months upon months of effort".
- A hilarious, bad lip reading of Donald Trump's inauguration.
Check the full list of the top 10 most-watched videos of the year below.
- This animated short film about a closeted boy who fears being outed by his own heart will melt your heart. That is, until a toddler jovially entered the room and began tugging at his arm. The collaboration between Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee - and featuring Justin Bieber - has logged almost 4.5 billion views, the only video to surpass the 4-billion views threshold.