What YouTube’s Most Watched Videos of 2011 Say About Us

Always offering a slice of life, YouTube has revealed their top ten viral videos of the year. The most-watched clips include talking animals, babies, creeps, and Michael Bolton (not to be confused with “creeps”). Check out the list past the break where we try to figure out what each ranking says about us as a society. Leave your theories below.

10. Cat Mom Hugs Baby Kitten

Collective warm fuzzies make us feel like the world isn’t so cruel after all. Or maybe we just don’t want to believe that cats own the Internet and have been brainwashing us for years as pawns in their nefarious conspiracy (which probably involves Photoshop and a shaky iPhone). Keep hugging. Please?