There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned compilation video to help you relive the past year, remember all the major trends, popular movies, viral videos, music and more. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 11 of the best 2011 year in review videos so that you can look back on the last year, remember all the good times (and the not-so-pleasant ones) as you prepare to ring in 2012. What was your favorite 2011 moment?
JibJab bids farewell to 2011 with a fun year in review song. It’s their 7th annual review video and in it they reminisce about some of the most notorious events of the past year, from Charlie Sheen’s #winning streak to the debt ceiling crisis, the Arab Spring, celebrity deaths and more.
DJ Earworm Mashup – United State of Pop 2011
DJ Earworm remembers the biggest pop music hits of 2011 with this amazing mashup, including hits from Adele, Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Rihanna and more. See the full list on the video description on YouTube.
The Best Viral Videos Of 2011
Here at Social Times we’re crazy about viral video so, of course, we love this VideoGum mashup of The Best Viral Videos Of 2011. Which was your favorite viral video of the year?
YouTube Rewind 2011
Earlier this month YouTube released their Top 10 Videos of 2011, according to views. They reveal the list in this video, hosted by Rebecca Black who clocked in at number 1 with ‘Friday.’
Zeitgeist 2011: Year In Review
Google’s annual Zeitgeist video, revealing how the world searched in 2011, reveals some of the most important events in the history of 2011. Check out the Google Zeitgeist 2011 website for more.
This amazing mashup of 2011 films, created by YouTuber genrocks, is a follow-up to last year’s ‘Filmography 2010.’ It features scenes from 230 films that were released this year. For the full list of films, visit the Filmography 2011 Tumblr.
The 2011 Portfolio
Top Ten Pranks of 2011
Who doesn’t love pranks? Break.com has released a list of their Top 10 Pranks of 2011, from Sax Man to scares, water dunking and more. What’s your favorite YouTube prank?
Know Your Meme: Best Memes of 2011!
Know Your Meme announces their list of the Top 10 Memes of 2011 in the video below. Rebecca Black’s ‘Friday’ seems to be topping lists all around!
News Anchor Fail Compilation 2011 || YDL
YourDailyLaughz compilation of the best news anchor fails of 2011 is definitely one of the funniest 2011 roundup videos. It actually hit YouTube back in August but only went viral over the last couple of months and has been viewed over 11.3 million times so far! Note: Some of these bloopers may be NSFW.
The World of Social Media 2011
Finally, we’ll end our list with a video on the state of social media in 2011, including lots of fun statistics about Facebook, Twitter, and social media on the whole in 2011.
Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times. Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.