Fastest viral videos as of May 2018, based on number of views in 24 hours after upload (in millions)

Fastest viral videos based on number of views in 24 hours as of 2018 This statistic ranks the fastest viral videos based on the numbers of views generated in 24 hours. As of May 2018, a Facebook video featuring a prank based on The Ring movie franchise reached 200 million views in the first 24 hours after upload. In October 2015, Adele's "Hello" from her upcoming comeback album generated 27.7 million views within one day of release.
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Views generated in 24 hours post-release in millions
Facebook: Rings – Hidden Camera Prank200
Facebook: Chewbacca Mask Lady50
YouTube: Taylor Swift – "Look What You Made Me Do"43.2
Facebook: Massive Pillow Chair42
YouTube: Rewind: The Ultimate 2016 Challenge38.9
YouTube: The Shape of 201738.8
YouTube: Psy – "Gentleman"38.4
YouTube: BTS - "Fake Love"35.9
YouTube: Nicky Jam (ft. J Balvin) - X (EQUIS)29.7
YouTube: Kylie Jenner - To Our Daughter28.5
Facebook: Old Man Strength28
YouTube: Adele – "Hello"27.7
YouTube: Rewind: Now Watch Me 201524.9
YouTube: RedOne – "Boom Boom"24.1
YouTube: Miley Cyrus – "Wrecking Ball"22.6
YouTube: Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee – "Despacito (Remix)" featuring Justin Bieber22.4
YouTube: BTS – "DNA"22.3
YouTube: Major Lazer - "Sua Cara" featuring Anitta & Pabllo Vittar20.2
YouTube: Taylor Swift – "Bad Blood" featuring Kendrick Lamar20.1
YouTube: Nicki Minaj – "Anaconda"19.6
Views generated in 24 hours post-release in millions
Facebook: Rings – Hidden Camera Prank200
Facebook: Chewbacca Mask Lady50
YouTube: Taylor Swift – "Look What You Made Me Do"43.2
Facebook: Massive Pillow Chair42
YouTube: Rewind: The Ultimate 2016 Challenge38.9
YouTube: The Shape of 201738.8
YouTube: Psy – "Gentleman"38.4
YouTube: BTS - "Fake Love"35.9
YouTube: Nicky Jam (ft. J Balvin) - X (EQUIS)29.7
YouTube: Kylie Jenner - To Our Daughter28.5
Facebook: Old Man Strength28
YouTube: Adele – "Hello"27.7
YouTube: Rewind: Now Watch Me 201524.9
YouTube: RedOne – "Boom Boom"24.1
YouTube: Miley Cyrus – "Wrecking Ball"22.6
YouTube: Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee – "Despacito (Remix)" featuring Justin Bieber22.4
YouTube: BTS – "DNA"22.3
YouTube: Major Lazer - "Sua Cara" featuring Anitta & Pabllo Vittar20.2
YouTube: Taylor Swift – "Bad Blood" featuring Kendrick Lamar20.1
YouTube: Nicki Minaj – "Anaconda"19.6
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This statistic ranks the fastest viral videos based on the numbers of views generated in 24 hours. As of May 2018, a Facebook video featuring a prank based on The Ring movie franchise reached 200 million views in the first 24 hours after upload. In October 2015, Adele's "Hello" from her upcoming comeback album generated 27.7 million views within one day of release.
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Release date
June 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
May 21, 2018
Special properties
excluding movie trailers
Supplementary notes
Selected videos.

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