With a press release on your profile Twitter, YouTube announced that for 2020 will not publish the traditional year-end YouTube Rewind video.
Born in 2010, YouTube Rewind is a video that summarizes the most relevant videos and celebrates the most active creators of the YouTube community. Highly regarded in the past, it has been heavily criticized in recent years, particularly in 2018.
The decision not to publish the Rewind 2020, however, does not derive from criticism. Were the events of this year, the global pandemic above all, to push YouTube to give up.
”[…] 2020 was a different year. And it doesn't seem right to go on as if nothing had happened. "
In the press release, the site also dedicates a thought to those who, among the creators, helped others to cope with these difficulties.