YouTube Reveals Top Trending Videos Of 2017

The Top Viral YouTube Videos of 2017

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The man in the mask sings "Until We Will Become Dust", which starts out as a ballad and eventually breaks into a rap.

Luis Fonsi, left, and Daddy Yankee delivered YouTube's most-watched video ever, "Despacito".

"Some bad actors are exploiting our openness to mislead, manipulate, harass or even harm", Wojcicki said, adding that YouTube's trust and safety teams have reviewed almost 2 million videos for violent extremist content over the past six months.

Wojcicki said the company will apply lessons learned from combating violent and extremist videos to other "problematic" videos.

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.

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- Lady Gaga's Super Bowl LI halftime performance. Some material, like images of animal abuse, are acceptable on the site, likely because they might be posted to draw attention to the issue, but others, like a comment that reads, "Someone shoot Trump", are a no-no. It's basically years of science and social studies classes compressed into 20 minutes and translated for the internet era.

This mini-film about a boy who follows his heart is the first animated short to make the list since 2011. It has been viewed nearly 1.1 billion times.

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. No surprise here: "Despacito" took the crown.

From James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" to ping pong tricks, YouTube is sharing its top trending videos of 2017. Also worth noting is that six of the top 10 are sung in Spanish.

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