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YouTube cancels its annual trend-recap video ’Rewind’ for 2020

YouTube cancels its annual trend-recap video ’Rewind’ for 2020

For the first time in a decade, YouTube said it was ’taking a break’ and is cancelling its annual YouTube Rewind video for this year. Rewind, which recaps the year’s trends with clips by online stars and influencers, has been immensely popular on the video-sharing and -streaming platform. It drew hundreds of millions of viewers every year for the last nine years since it was introduced.

idcaboutname 2 months

If they were to make a 2020 rewind with the trends of YouTube this year... Probably every single advertiser would go poof

O'Brien 2 months

No problem, I’m sure someone will do it for them.

Zach Jones
Zach Jones 2 months

It's kind of their fault for purging all the popular videos on their own platform... Maybe, don't do that and you might have something to be proud of.

Angela 2 months

2020 Has really been horrible, so of course.

Raymond M Hein Jr
Raymond M Hein Jr 2 months

Number one trend censorship

MEIJIN44 2 months

I guess there won't be a new most disliked video of all time this year. Has there ever been a good youtube rewind

Andrew Penny
Andrew Penny 2 months

If you rewinded 2020, would we see all the people who were deplatformed off of YouTube?

Cynax 2 months

"immensely popular" 2019 rewind with millions of dislikes: *surprised pikachu"

filthynice 88
filthynice 88 2 months


Sparsparkster 2 months

I don't even know what it is.

Matt 2 months

And no one shed a tear for it

CoLpOeSnED 2 months

Nobody cares

That_Damn_Dragon 2 months

And good riddance!

Matt 2 months

Companies trying to join the culture they host, feels a lot like a parent trying to be cool with their teenager and their peers.

Osuror 2 months

Lol are we pretending anybody likes rewind? It's popular for being hated. It consistently steps the record for most disliked video, year after year.

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