A prankster video depicting a dog disguised as a giant spider was the most-shared item on the Google-owned YouTube platform in 2014.
The “Mutant Giant Spider Dog” video by Polish actor and director SA Wardega, which depicts a canine with spider legs that terrorizes a community, has been viewed more than 114 million times, YouTube said as it announced its annual list of popular items.
Second on the list was “Nike Football: Winner Stays,” featuring international stars including Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney and others, shared 99 million times.
That was followed by a three-minute “First Kiss” video in which 20 total strangers were asked to lock lips.
For music, videos by Katy Perry (“Dark Horse”), Enrique Iglesias (“Bailando”) and Shakira with Rihanna (“Can’t Remember to Forget You”) were the top three items.
A “mashup” of the top videos was available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKx2B8WCQuw&feature=inp-bl-rew-rx0