Just when we thought 2016 was bad, 2017 said hold my beer. And who knows what 2018 will bring. I love this time of year because the best of lists come out. And they really do provide social commentary on the year that was. Here’s the good, the bad and the freaking funny of all that 2017 had to offer.
The most liked tweets
This honour goes to Obama, who has 4.6m likes, while second place goes to Arianna Grande with 2.6m.
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…" pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm
“Despacito (Remix),” Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber
“Despacito,” Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee
“Something Just Like This,” The Chainsmokers feat. Coldplay
“I’m the One,” DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo, Lil Wayne
And the most viewed YouTube video goes to…
Despacito has over 4.47 billion views! The second spot goes to Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth for See You Again (3.26 billion views) and the former number one, is now third. Gangnam Style has just over 3.1 billion views.
This year the best app went to one that I wish I had in high school – Socratic which is an app that helps you with maths. And I don’t mean to brag, but the most popular book also happened to be a Book Club pick.
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