YouTube Spotlight: A highlight reel of our digital lives
By Deborah Netburn
June 29, 2012, 9:30 p.m.
It's worth keeping a close eye on trendingYouTube videos. The video sharing site has become our culture's highlight reel and dumping ground.
You've heard the insane numbers: Seventy-two hours of YouTube are uploaded every minute. More than 3 billion hours of YouTube video are watched every month. And last year, YouTube had more than 1 trillion views -- about 140 views for every person on Earth.
That's a lot of video.
So how can you sort through it all and find the best that YouTube has to offer?
Allow us to help. Each week we'll reach out to YouTube Trends manager Kevin Allocca, the guy whose job it is to make sense of what is hitting and why.
He'll help us find three awesome, intriguing, weird trending videos, and we'll share them with you.
Sound like a deal?
This week we look at incredible domino art, why you should consider spiral-cutting your hot dog, and the latest parody of Gotye's "Someone That I Used to Know."
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