Iconifying User Generated Content

Iconifying User Generated Content

Visual design experiment explores whether YouTube video popularity can be indexed in logo form.

Stephen Fortune

Ibraheem Youssef has distilled the 100 most viewed YouTube videos into minimalist logos. His reduction of user generated video content to a simple visual symbol (and the ambiguity that accompanies the end product) begs questions about the different visual languages that operate over the internet and whether branding is possible among the fluid YouTube landscape.

Ibraheem Youssef

[via Flowing Data]