YouTube reported that there will be no YouTube Rewind Highlights video at all this year. Indeed, this year there was little good.
Every time since 2010, we’ve ended the year with YouTube Rewind, a look at memorable content creators, videos, and trends. Whether you like it or only Rewind 2018 remains in your memory, such videos are intended to honor yourself.
But 2020 is a special year, and we don’t think it’s worth continuing to ignore what is happening. Therefore, there will be no YouTube Rewind this year.
We know you’ve done a lot of good things on YouTube. You cheered people up and helped them cope with adversity. You really made this year better.
YouTube has often received a lot of criticism for its “rewinds”. Even from this point of view, abandoning the initiative in this difficult year seems reasonable.