As we get ready to forge ahead into 2013, there’s no better time like the present to look back over the past year and reflect on all that’s happened, in terms of news, music, art, and more. What were some of your favorite films of 2012? How about your favorite songs? Did you have a favorite viral video this year? We’ve compiled a list of 10 video mashups and 2012 retrospectives to help you remember just what 2012 was all about. Check ‘em out, and feel free to share some of your 2012 favorites with us in the comments below!
JibJab Year in Review 2012: The End is Here!
Over the weekend JibJab’s Year in Review 2012 went viral, racking up over 650,000 views so far. The video features major 2012 trends and events, from the rumored end of the world on December 21 to Honey Boo Boo, hurricanes, and more.
DJ Earworm Mashup – United State of Pop 2012 (Shine Brighter)
DJ Earworm has released his annual United State of Pop video—a mashup of the 25 biggest hits during 2012 in the United States. How many do you recognize?
Rewind YouTube Style 2012
Here’s YouTube’s mashup of some of the biggest trending YouTube moments and stars of 2012, all set to Gangnam Style, of course. For a list of the top 10 trending videos of 2012, check out our Rewind YouTube Style post.
The Best Films of 2012: A Video Countdown
Here’s an awesome roundup of The Best Films of 2012 from critic David Ehrlich on Vimeo. How many of these did you see?
YouTuber Genrocks first went viral back in 2010 with her amazing 2010 film mashup. This year she’s back with an amazing remix of over 300 movies from 2012.
The 50 Best Viral Videos Of 2012
Try to ignore the superfluous Gangnam style soundtrack that runs through most of this video and enjoy clips from fifty of the best viral videos of 2012.
The Best Viral Videos: 2012
And if those 50 weren’t enough for you, here’s Videogum’s mashup of 83 of the best viral videos of 2012. Did your favorite viral video make the cut?
Top 10 Pranks of 2012
For all you pranksters and prank lovers out there, he’s a roundup of the top 10 pranks of 2012.
Zeitgeist 2012: Year In Review
Google’s Zeitgeist 2012 reviews the top trends and events of the year, from Psy’s Gangnam Style to Felix Baumgartner’s space jump, the Olympics and more. The video has been viewed over 5.6 million times so far.
Guinness World Records of 2012
And finally, here’s a fun little roundup of some of the craziest Guinness World Records. A 7 foot tall dog? Amazing!
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Megan O’Neill is the resident web video expert 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.