Tyler Oakley Celebrated 9 Years on YouTube And Twitter Was SHOOK

19 September 2016, 14:01 | Updated: 6 November 2017, 09:37

We the Unicorns

By Charleyy Hodson

Someone pass us the tissues!!

YouTube anniversaries happen literally every single day - but there was one over the weekend that was so significant that it warrants a whole celebratory article just written about it. Everybody's favourite bright haired and collab-heavy YouTuber, Tyler Oakley, just hit a milestone of nine years on the video platform, and to celebrate his anniversary, his Twitter fandom was absolutely SHOOK.

Using the trend #9YearsOfTylerOakley, fans all over the planet gathered together to share their favourite memories and highlights from the almost decade of time Tyler Oakley has been on YouTube for. Tributes poured in that left Tyler feeling "so soft" and blessed, and TBH we felt the same way too. Y'all were so lovely and peaceful that we wanted to share some of our favourite tweets, so read on to see how the world reacted to Tyler and his 9th anniversary.


Some people got nostalgic about the old Oakley days when he'd stan for One Direction instead of interviewing them...


Whilst some fan accounts even made super, hyper emotional tribute videos to his journey on YouTube... (PS: This one made us cry)


And some truly heartfelt individuals thanked Tyler for helping them feel "accepted" when no one else would...


But the majority of people simply could not handle the fact that Tyler Oakley had been our YouTube BFF for nearly a nearly a decade...

And finally, fans spoke about being even more excited about the NEXT nine years of Tyler Oakley on Twitter. Just imagine what he could achieve - a second book? A new movie? Potentially another chicken nugget challenge?! Who knows.

But how do you feel - Have you been with any other YouTubers since day one? How do you think we should celebrate Tyler's 10th birthday? Let us know in the comments below.