Top 5 Non-Profit YouTube Videos of 2012


1. Invisible Children's "Kony 2012"

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As non-profits become more social media savvy, they're releasing more and more viral content on YouTube. As we kick off 2013, Google's social video platform released a list of the five most-viewed non-profit videos of last year exclusively to Mashable.

Not surprisingly, Kony 2012 tops the list, having garnered nearly 100 million views. Non-profit Invisible Children's 30-minute viral documentary trounced the other front runners -- the second most-viewed video had 35 million views.

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Check out the top five videos by view count in the gallery above. Which non-profit video did you find most memorable this year? Let us know in the comments.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.

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