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Viewers watch these videos because they enjoy the momentary emotional connect of seeing those on screen react to content the same way they would. The most striking example of the prominence of reaction videos comes 20 minutes into ‘Death to 2020’, a recent Netflix mockumentary.
A reaction video is a video in which people react to something. Videos showing the emotional reactions of people viewing television series episodes, film trailers and music videos are numerous and popular on video hosting services such as YouTube.
PewDiePie took the coveted Number 1 position on YouTube, from Smosh, on 15 August 2013.
Reaction videos can’t usually be monetized on YouTube if they contain copyrighted material that can be seen or heard, or if you’re reacting to content on another YouTube channel when you don’t have permission from the original creator.
Reaction Videos: A Brief History
Reaction videos have evolved from a long-standing popular feature on Japanese variety shows. They were then made popular on YouTube in the early 2010s, kicked off by the “Kids React” videos on the comedy duo Fine Brothers’ channel now known as REACT.