Thanks to the internet, when something happens that really catches everyone’s fancy, it spreads like viral wildfire. Instead of witnessing something spectacular and having to tell our friends, “You’ll never believe what happened,” we catch it on our smartphones and share it across the world.
Some of the best viral moments of the year have made us laugh, cry, cringe and smile. From something as simple as a mother wearing a goofy mask and laughing hysterically to strange celebrity encounters, the best viral moments of 2016 show that internet-users are always up for a good giggle.
Here are the 9 best viral moments of 2016:
#1. Chewbacca Mom
Candace Payne bought herself a Chewbacca mask that actually made noise, but her contagious laughter over the whole situation was what made her video really stand out. This was a viral moment we thought couldn’t be topped!