YouTube Art: Can Videos Be Considered As Art?

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There is no denying how popular social media has become, but who would have thought that it would have made an impression in modern art? I have seen some strange pieces of art in my time, but a collection of photos from Flickr has to be the weirdest yet.

The event called “YouTube Play: Biennial of Creative Video,” also had a collection of videos from the social media service. In all there were 23,000 entries – I would not have wanted to be the person in charge of sorting through all those entries.

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Yahoo says that those of you who expected to see the standard videos from YouTube, then you will be disappointed, as these were very serious and covered a range of subjects including music and animation.

These videos were finally narrowed down to just 25, which you can view in all their glory on the YouTube Play page.