Rewind no more: YouTube shutters down Rewind recaps after a decade of nostalgia

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that YouTube Rewind was one video that everyone looked forward to, even if it was to hate on it. This annual video series became a year-end tradition for the platform, as it roped in hundreds of popular creators to recount their memorable moments, acts, and trends during the year. But all good things come to an end, and so it does for this too. YouTube has announced that it will stop making these year-end Rewind videos, marking the 2019 Rewind as the last one it created.
In a tweet quoting a story from Tubefilter, YouTube has announced that it will be celebrating its creators in a “different and updated kind of experience” and that the platform is looking forward to Rewinds from creators themselves. The quoted story further clarifies that YouTube Rewind has been shelved, and YouTube is doing away with it for good.
Thank you to all the creators involved in Rewind – we’ll be for your Rewinds as we refocus our energies on celebrating you and the …

Written By: Aamir Siddiqui

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