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  1. To fight illegal logging of their land, an indigenous community of 9000 members in Guyana built a drone by watching DIY videos on YouTube, to film the illegal activities and report the footage to Guyanese authorities.

  2. A 9000 member indigenous tribe in Guyana is fighting illegal logging of their land by filming the activity with a drone they built by watching DIY videos on YouTube and taking the footage to the Guyanese government.

  3. A Swiss couple in the Maldives paid £820 to have their their wedding vows renewed in the native Dhivehi language. When the wedding video was posted to YouTube, the subtitles revealed that the minister had actually been insulting them, calling them "infidels" and their children "bastard swine".

  4. The band Jet's second album was rated a 0.0 out of 10 by Pitchfork magazine and in lieu of writing a review, a YouTube video of a monkey urinating into his own mouth was put up on their site.

  5. The famous "Keyboard Cat" video was originally filmed in 1984 and that its star, Fatso, died in 1987, twenty years before it was posted on YouTube.

  6. Daler Mehndi was told his music was only popular because his videos featured beautiful women dancing, so he released a music video featuring only himself. This video, "Tunak Tunak Tun", has more than double the views of any of his other videos on youtube (88M as of today).

  7. Family Guy once used footage from 9-year-old YouTube video in one of its episodes without permission from the owner. The owner's original clip was then removed from Youtube for copyright infringement.

  8. In 2008 Monty Python decided to start their own Youtube channel. They uploaded HQ videos of their sketches which in only a few days resulted in a 16,000% increase in DVD box set sales.

  9. The homeless person, Kenni Nickel, from the viral video "How Does A Homeless Man Spend $100?" is dead. The youtuber behind the video, "Josh Paler Lin", raised close to $150k on "indiegogo.com", stating it was for Nickel, before he died. According to Nickel's family he never received the money.

  10. In 2008, Prince covered Radiohead's "Creep" at Coachella. Someone uploaded a mobile video of it to Youtube. Prince quickly made Youtube remove it. After finding out about the blocking, Radiohead's lead singer Thom Yorke said "Well, tell him to unblock it. It's our song."

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What's the Like-Dislike Ration of YouTube's Most Popular Videos?

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4chan tracked down the identity of a cat abuser after the 14 y/o uploaded a video on YouTube resulting in his arrest

Julius Yego, a Kenyan javelin thrower who learned the sport and techniques by watching YouTube videos. He competed in London Olympics and this year he won gold at 2015 World Championships. He is known as "Mr YouTube man".

When YouTube detects copyrighted material used in a video, it gives the copyright owners the choice of either taking the video down or claiming a share of the ad revenue. As a result, Psy earns money from 40,000+ different videos using Gangnam Style.

In 2008, after becoming fed up with people uploading their videos to YouTube, Monty Python started their own channel, uploading HQ versions of their most popular sketches. The move resulted in a 23,000% increase in DVD sales.

Prince performed a cover of Radiohead's "Creep" at Coachella, but forced YouTube to remove footage that fans had taken of the performance. YouTube reinstated the videos after Radiohead demanded for them to remain on the site claiming "it's our song, let people hear it."

Facebook steals billions of views from YouTube by rigging their algorithms, counting views after 3 seconds, and "freebooting," or downloading someone else's copyrighted content and uploading it into Facebook's video player

The ad revenue made from the "charlie bit my finger" youtube video was enough for the family to buy a new house

In April 2008, Prince covered "Creep" at Coachella. This version was captured on a video and uploaded to Youtube. However, it was quickly taken down at Prince's request. After finding out about the blocking, Thom Yorke was quoted as saying: "Well, tell him to unblock it. It's our song."

The parents of the "Charlie Bit Me" video have admitted the only reason they uploaded the video to YouTube was because the size of the video file was too big to be send by email to their family.

When C-SPAN asked for illegal copies of Stephen Colbert's controversial 2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner speech to be removed from Youtube, Google bought the rights to the video and therey saved the viral videos which were already watched 2.7M times in under 48 hours.

Jawed Karim created Youtube because he couldn't find video of Janet Jackson's boob after the Superbowl "nipplegate" controversy.

The video for Gangnam Style has had over 2.3 billion views breaking the YouTube view counter and forcing them to update their site code.

A Russian woman in Chernobyl is making YouTube videos while injecting herself with radiation and eating apples from the Exclusion Zone. She also picks up pieces of the radioactive reactor core.

The Numa Numa viral video was first uploaded to NewGrounds in 2004 - Youtube did not exist at the time

Kenyan javelin thrower Julius Yego, who won Olympic silver this year, learned how to throw properly by watching YouTube videos.

When Gangnam Style surpassed ~2.15 billion views on Youtube, the View Counter went negative, causing Youtube to release a statement saying "We never thought a video would be watched in numbers greater than a 32-bit integer (=2,147,483,647 views), but that was before we met PSY."

The day after Google took over Youtube, comedian Jessica Delfino's song "My Pussy Is Magic" got banned for being inappropriate (it has medical textbook images and crude drawings of vaginas). Playboy.com then featured the video on its front page.

When Youtube started requiring G+ accounts to comment, one of YT's founders wrote on his his Youtube profile "why the fuck do i need a google+ account to comment on a video?"

The phenomenon of "Rickrolling" became so popular that that on 1 April 2008, YouTube pranked its users by making every single featured video on its front page a rickroll.

On 1st April,2008 Youtube rickrolled its viewers by redirecting every featured front page video to the original song video, 'Never gonna give you up'

Out of the 100 most viewed YouTube videos, only 3 are not centered around music: A thigh massage video, a girl putting mentos in a coke bottle and Charlie bit my finger.

Scientists have reconstructed YouTube videos from the brain activity of the people watching them. One day a technique like this might allow us to record our dreams

In 2008, after becoming fed up with people uploading their videos to YouTube, Monty Python started their own channel, uploading HQ versions of their most popular sketches. The move resulted in a 23,000% increase in DVD sales.

North Korea had a propaganda YouTube video taken down for using copyrighted Call of Duty footage.

An Internet troll was jailed after mocking deaths of teenagers. Sean Duffy targeted Facebook tribute pages and posted videos on YouTube taunting the dead victims and their families. The court heard that Duffy has Asperger's syndrome and lived a "miserable existence" drinking alcohol alone.

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