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 followed how auto-tune has spread from the United States across the Middle East and North Africa.
- We figured out which Oscar nominees saw the biggest post-awards bumps in YouTube interest.
- On the author's birthday, we studied the sometimes funny, sometimes touching trend of YouTube Dr. Seuss readings.
- And we looked into just what in the world that "Apaci Dansi" video is actually all about.
- We saw how satellite images can help add real perspective on dramatic footage from Libya.
- And as the Charlie Sheen saga was unfolding, we examined how the YouTube community was reacting. Here's a sample:
Check back every day for the latest about what's trending on YouTube at: www.YouTube.com/Trends
Kevin Allocca, YouTube Trends Manager, recently watched "Wisdom Tooth Surgery - Eye Trauma."