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This week's Trends: Rebecca Black, global hits, and babies

By Kevin Allocca

Global Director of Culture & Trends, YouTube

Each weekday, we at YouTube Trends take a look at the most interesting videos and cultural phenomena on YouTube as they develop. We want take a moment to highlight some of what we've come across this week:

  • We tracked the influx of Rebecca Black covers and parodies that hit YouTube as the 13-year-old became a national phenomenon.

  • We looked at how popular cartoonists in Jordan have reacted to the major events taking place in North Africa and the Middle East.

  • We studied the search and viewing data behind March's three biggest trends.

  • We looked at some of the most popular viral clips from around the world.

  • We teamed up with to explore why it is that family videos become so popular.

  • And we watched as Pixar Animator and YouTube Singer Nick Pitera's new Disney medley quickly picked up over a million views and became a most-shared clip:

Check back every day for the latest about what's trending on YouTube at: