YouTube to shut down, announce winner on April Fool's Day

Year after year, Google pulls the best pranks. It'll be tough for Maps or Gmail to top this tomorrow.

Thanks for all your great entries. YouTube finally has enough videos to begin selecting a winner. What do you think is the #bestvideo on YouTube?

We've been thrilled with all of the diverse, creative entries we've seen so far, and we can't wait to begin the process of selecting the best video. We'll be announcing the winner in 10 years.

Slow clap, YouTube. Slow, building clap.

Update: Apparently Google April Fool's 2013 product line is more extensive. Here's a bunch more:

And in honor of YouTube's shuttering, here are some of my favorite iMore videos over the years.

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Rene Ritchie

EiC of iMore, EP of Mobile Nations, Apple analyst, co-host of Debug, Iterate, Vector, Review, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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