My Favorite Viral Videos from 2013
Is it just me finally getting in the game or was it the year of the viral video? There were some amazing videos creating buzz on my social feeds in 2013. Some that made me laugh out loud (for real), others making me cry inconsolably, and then there were those that restored my faith in humanity. I trolled back through my news feeds and found my favorite viral videos from 2013. Here they are.
My Favorite Viral Holiday Videos
Since it’s technically still holiday “month” and I’m not quite tired of watching these, I’m sharing the love with you.
The Holderness Family Christmas Card: I bet they never imagined their video would be watched 12.5 millions times!
The Peanuts Christmas Dance Flash Mob in NYC: I love that the dancers are true to character. Hysterical!
WestJet Christmas Miracle: I know, this is technically an ad but I love it anyways!
My Favorite “Why Kids Should Run the World” Viral Videos
Children are amazing in their innocence and with an incredibly unique way of looking at the world. See the kids I admire the most this year.
Kids React to Gay Marriage: It’s refreshing to see there is more tolerance than ignorance in this world.
Caine’s Arcade: This boy creates a movement with cardboard. Amazing!
Trick Shot Titus: Watch this amazing toddler beat Channing Tatum and Bradley Cooper in a basketball shoot-out.
Mark – The Reality that Homeless Children Live: Out of adversity comes courage and strength. I think of Mark often.
My Favorite Viral Videos that Restore My Faith in Humanity
In public media, we often see the horror that exists in the world. Here are some videos that will restore your faith in the humanity of people.
Sandy Hook – Evil Did Not Win: See how one family rebuilds after the most horrific tragedy to honor their daughter’s giving spirit.
BatKid Saves the Day: Watch how the Make-a-Wish Foundation transforms San Francisco into Gotham City and all the people that came out to cheer on 5-year old Miles (in remission from leukemia).
Patrick Stewart’s Passionate Response about Violence Against Women: We need more men like Mr. Stewart. Watch until at least the 2:40 mark to hear him get personal.
Red Sox Honors Boston Marathon Victims at World Series Parade: As a Boston-native and Red Sox fan, this single moment was a reminder not to forget.
My Favorite Funny Viral Videos
Finally, it’s not a viral video list without the funny ones and here are my 2013 picks. I’m dying just watching these again.
Elders React to Twerking: Hysterical – enough said!
Couple Perform Karaoke at Gas Station Pump: Now this couple is living. Watch to the end – it keeps getting better.
Prancercise: I don’t think this is supposed to be funny but it is.
#Hashtag: It’s just not a funny video list without Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake