It’s surprising how a trend on the internet can take off within a short time and a few minutes later, even seconds, goes completely viral. People have different ways of thinking and they transfer just that to memes and hilarious videos that trend easily, receiving millions of likes, views, and even comments. Below are just but a few viral trends of 2017.
This is an emerging dancing style that has gotten people speaking. A dancer swings their arms and shoulders sideways while they yell ‘Yeet’ along with the beat. However, people have forgotten the desired meaning of the dance, and they will only yell ‘yeet’ to make fun. It is also used as a sound effect.
What are those?
Very few people would dare confront a police officer and ask them a shitty question, just like the guy in this popular video does. First, he starts by asking the cop whether he could ask him a question. Then he pulls out his cellphone and points it to the police shoes before posing the question “what are those?” Watch it here.
The potato in the room
The original version of this trendy video started with a child who when singing a song swapped the word ‘tornado’ in the song for ‘potato.’ The video got more than 10 million loops in fourteen days. The second version then came about, but this time, the audio in the original song was paired with a real potato that was suspended from a ceiling fan.
Jeff is my name
Channing Tatum in a film fakes a foreign accent when trying to say his name, “My name is Jeff,” but fails. This got thousands of people creating uncountable memes that trended in 2017.
I eat pears
When Rick Ross in an interview expressed his love for eating pears as a weight loss strategy, he did not know it would be the talk of the year. How he pronounced letter P in Pears was all it took to make the video viral.