YouTube’s creators hit meme bingo in Rewind 2018

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YouTube today released the 2018 edition of Rewind, its Year-in-Review performance art piece, in which it acknowledged the major trends on the platform. And no surprise, it was full of references to Fortnite, K-pop, and, of course, Drake.

If you’ve checked any of the videos in the Trending tab in the past three or four months, you’ll probably recognize at least a few of the names: Ninja, the Try Guys, Lilly Singh, Liza Koshy, Safiya Nygaard, Marques Brownlee… Admittedly, the list of creators featured in the video was small compared with the Rewinds of years’ past, and the absence of some was felt keenly, if the video’s dislike ratio and the comments section is anything to go by.



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