This YouTube April Fool's Prank Marks the End of YouTube Media

By: Gil Haddi - Published: Apr 1, 2013 • References: youtube & blog.sub-studio
Some of the most popular YouTubers have teamed up with YouTube employees to create an epic YouTube April Fool's prank that has sent many video watchers into a panic.

According to this viral video, which has garnered over 2.5 million views in just two days, YouTube was just hosting one big competition for the past several years in the hopes of finding the best video on the Internet. Comparisons across genres such as movie segments and fail videos will be discussed at great length while the site is shut down until 2023 when YouTube will be relaunched with only the winning video.

With varying responses from viewers ranging from dramatic outcries to lols, this YouTube April Fool's prank has created a frenzy over the video streaming site. Stats for Viral Video Termination Hoaxes Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 364 clicks in 163 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: YouTube April Fools Prank
Related: 88 examples / 68 photos
Segment: Neutral, 12-55
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