Seven years ago today YouTube first allowed users to post their own content. Now 72 hours of video are uploaded every minute to the video charing site.
So to celebrate YouTube's seventh birthday, we have compiled today's most popular videos. Yep, we've had a dig through the trillions of hours of videos on YouTube to find the seven most shared clips of the last 24 hours
The results illustrate one of the reasons why YouTube is so popular: it has a incredible variety of content, from funny videos to ads.
It's a real mix of content, reflecting the subjects that are on user's minds currently. The Bee Gees video celebrates the life of singer Robin Gibb, who died yesterday. The US elections are drawing ever closer, making campaign ads all the more popular. While in Europe, football fans are gearing up for Euro 2012.
Whatever the reason behind their popularity, let's celebrate YouTube's 7th birthday with the Top 7 YouTube Videos Today.
7. Niki Minaj - Right By My Side (explicit) ft. Chris Brown