Internet Sensations: Top 5 Most Subscribed YouTubers

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What truly catalyzed Internet culture was the meteoric rise of YouTube. Yes, the best place to see a kid getting hit with a baseball or Frisbee or … well, anything, YouTube provided a sublime coupling of cheap laughs and instantaneous gratification unknown in any other era. While we all love seeing cats fall off things, YouTube has also spawned some celebrity personas. And that’s whom we intend to celebrate on our list of Top 5 Most Popular YouTubers. Check out the rants and raves of the Internet’s finest stalwarts.
Internet Sensations: Top 5 Most Subscribed YouTubers

2PewDiePie, 10.1 M Subscribers

Swedish video game commentator Felix Kjellberg has come out of nowhere to become the second most popular YouTube channel on the net. How did he do it? Sheer hilarity. PewDiePie specializes in testing awful games and making fun of them while he does it, with a weird accent and some “super manly” squeals. He also elevates his fans by referring to them as “Bros,” making them feel welcome in his demented world. Pandering both to gamer fanaticism and unexpected humor, PewDiePie might be the YouTube personality who best encapsulates the WTF? culture that defines the internet.

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