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This week's Trends: wind, tears, and sailors

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 looked at how a recent ad from candidate Rick Perry has stirred up lots of interest and parodies.

  • We saw on-the-scene footage from some wild windstorms in Scotland.

  • We tracked rising searches around tent monsters in "Occupy Australia."

  • We reflected on how children football fans deal with defeat: very very poorly.

  • We collected popular college videos from across the United States.

  • We measured how Justin Bieber's finding a sizeable audience for his holiday videos.

  • And even Mariah Carey herself declared this "the best thing I've ever seen":

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