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  • @willtilghman read the Guinness World Records 2000 Edition in the fourth grade and became captivated by all of the feats achieved within its colorful pages. Back in the day, he and his friends also tried attempting some of the fun records they read about.⁣
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Years later, the comedian, host, and producer from Vice Media would try again, this time to officially aiming to break several Guinness World Records titles during a recent episode of his series, “I Tried.”⁣
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To fully immerse himself into the world of record-breaking, Will watched and researched attempts by others, including David Rush and Ashrita Furman. He also spoke to Ashrita on the phone to receive guidance on the types of records to consider.⁣
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With only a week to practice, Will narrowed his attempts down to three titles that included known or yet to be discovered skills. He credits his girlfriend as his biggest motivator, as well as his producer and colleague Jordan, and his roommates.⁣
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Check the link in our stories to see which records he managed to achieve! ⁣
(Assets provided by: @vice ) ⁣
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  • @willtilghman read the Guinness World Records 2000 Edition in the fourth grade and became captivated by all of the feats achieved within its colorful pages. Back in the day, he and his friends also tried attempting some of the fun records they read about.⁣
    ⁣
    Years later, the comedian, host, and producer from Vice Media would try again, this time to officially aiming to break several Guinness World Records titles during a recent episode of his series, “I Tried.”⁣
    ⁣
    To fully immerse himself into the world of record-breaking, Will watched and researched attempts by others, including David Rush and Ashrita Furman. He also spoke to Ashrita on the phone to receive guidance on the types of records to consider.⁣
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    With only a week to practice, Will narrowed his attempts down to three titles that included known or yet to be discovered skills. He credits his girlfriend as his biggest motivator, as well as his producer and colleague Jordan, and his roommates.⁣
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    Check the link in our stories to see which records he managed to achieve! ⁣
    (Assets provided by: @vice ) ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #records #fire #candles #tea #attempts #vice #vicemedia

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  • First skateboarder to land a ‘1080’ on a vertical ramp ⬆️ 11-year-old @gui_khury 🇧🇷
  • First skateboarder to land a ‘1080’ on a vertical ramp ⬆️ 11-year-old @gui_khury 🇧🇷

  •  0  77  8 August, 2020
  • Congrats to @alroker on another successful #Rokerthon! ⁣
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Al Roker, TODAY’s iconic weather forecaster, gathered 70 chefs from across the US, Spain, and London on a Zoom call to set a world record and raise awareness and funds for hunger relief in the US and worldwide.⁣
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This year’s installment of Rokerthon, also dubbed the “Great American Sandwich Relay,” aimed to smash the record for the most people in an online sandwich making relay while engaging viewers and importantly, benefiting two organizations- World Central Kitchen and @FeedingAmerica. @Wckitchen⁣
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Check out the link in our stories to see the attempts! ⁣
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  • Congrats to @alroker on another successful #Rokerthon! ⁣
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    Al Roker, TODAY’s iconic weather forecaster, gathered 70 chefs from across the US, Spain, and London on a Zoom call to set a world record and raise awareness and funds for hunger relief in the US and worldwide.⁣
    ⁣
    This year’s installment of Rokerthon, also dubbed the “Great American Sandwich Relay,” aimed to smash the record for the most people in an online sandwich making relay while engaging viewers and importantly, benefiting two organizations- World Central Kitchen and @FeedingAmerica. @Wckitchen⁣
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    Check out the link in our stories to see the attempts! ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #charity #donations #goodcause #alroker #todayshow #records ⁣
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  •  0  18  7 August, 2020
  • Are you ready... to #DiscoverYourWorld? ⁣
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The #GWR2021 book will be is coming soon to online retailers and bookshelves near you! A life-changing journey of discovery, our action-packed cover offers just a taste of what’s inside the world’s best-selling annual book as you can see from the trailer! ⁣
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#guinnessworldrecords #books #read #bestseller #book #books #bookstagram #bookworm #booklover  #booknerd #bookaddict #bookme #bookshelf #booklove #bookphotography  #bookstagrammer #booklovers #bookstore #booksofinstagram #bookblogger #bookstagramfeature #booknerdigans #bookquotes #bookcover #bookclub #bookishfeatures #bookshop #bookreview
  • Are you ready... to #DiscoverYourWorld? ⁣
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    The #GWR2021 book will be is coming soon to online retailers and bookshelves near you! A life-changing journey of discovery, our action-packed cover offers just a taste of what’s inside the world’s best-selling annual book as you can see from the trailer! ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #books #read #bestseller #book #books #bookstagram #bookworm #booklover #booknerd #bookaddict #bookme #bookshelf #booklove #bookphotography #bookstagrammer #booklovers #bookstore #booksofinstagram #bookblogger #bookstagramfeature #booknerdigans #bookquotes #bookcover #bookclub #bookishfeatures #bookshop #bookreview

  •  0  21  6 August, 2020
  • @taylorswift’s #folklore nearly broke the internet when the surprised album dropped last Friday, and now it’s officially breaking Guinness World Records titles. 

Just a few days after its release, we’re pleased to confirm that her 8th album has achieved the 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐝𝐚𝐲-𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐥𝐛𝐮𝐦 𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐲 (𝐟𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐞) after being streamed an impressive 80.6 million times. 

Additionally, the album set a new 24-hour streaming record on Apple Music (35.47 million) and sold a reported 1.3 million copies worldwide in the first 24 hours, according to Republic Records. 

In the US in the first three days (24-26 July), folklore shifted more than 500,000 album-equivalent units to out-sell any other release’s first-week US sales in 2020, and sold 1.3 million copies worldwide. 

Also in the US, on-demand audio streams exceeded 72 million in the first 24 hours, breaking a record previously set by Ariana Grande’s 2019 album 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘶, 𝘯𝘦𝘹𝘵 which stood at 55.9 million. 

Check out our stories to see what other accolades #folklore has achieved! 

(📷: Beth Garrabrant)
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#guinnessworldrecords #music #folklore #taylorswift #swifties #swift #fans #tswift #taylor #release #new #record #spotify
  • @taylorswift’s #folklore nearly broke the internet when the surprised album dropped last Friday, and now it’s officially breaking Guinness World Records titles.

    Just a few days after its release, we’re pleased to confirm that her 8th album has achieved the 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐝𝐚𝐲-𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐥𝐛𝐮𝐦 𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐲 (𝐟𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐞) after being streamed an impressive 80.6 million times.

    Additionally, the album set a new 24-hour streaming record on Apple Music (35.47 million) and sold a reported 1.3 million copies worldwide in the first 24 hours, according to Republic Records.

    In the US in the first three days (24-26 July), folklore shifted more than 500,000 album-equivalent units to out-sell any other release’s first-week US sales in 2020, and sold 1.3 million copies worldwide.

    Also in the US, on-demand audio streams exceeded 72 million in the first 24 hours, breaking a record previously set by Ariana Grande’s 2019 album 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘶, 𝘯𝘦𝘹𝘵 which stood at 55.9 million.

    Check out our stories to see what other accolades #folklore has achieved!

    (📷: Beth Garrabrant)
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    #guinnessworldrecords #music #folklore #taylorswift #swifties #swift #fans #tswift #taylor #release #new #record #spotify

  •  0  356  29 July, 2020
  • Our annual celebration of record breaking is back this year, and this time it's going to be better than ever! ⁣
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We can't wait to showcase all of the maginificent record holders on 18 November this year for #GWRday, and one of them could be YOU!⁣
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This year's theme is "Discover Your World" so get involved by applying to the link in our stories and see how you can participate this year. We can't wait to see who becomes an incredible title holders for #GWRday 2020!⁣
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#guinnessworldrecords #gwrday #record #records #recordbreaking #challenge #particpate #volunteer #holiday #discover #world #explore
  • Our annual celebration of record breaking is back this year, and this time it's going to be better than ever! ⁣
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    We can't wait to showcase all of the maginificent record holders on 18 November this year for #GWRday, and one of them could be YOU!⁣
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    This year's theme is "Discover Your World" so get involved by applying to the link in our stories and see how you can participate this year. We can't wait to see who becomes an incredible title holders for #GWRday 2020!⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #gwrday #record #records #recordbreaking #challenge #particpate #volunteer #holiday #discover #world #explore

  •  0  63  29 July, 2020
  • Catherine Dixon and Rachael Marsden are kicking off our launch for this year's #GWRDay 2020 with their impressive adventure around the globe. ⁣
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They broke the record for the fastest circumnavigation by tandem bicycle (female), completing their journey in 263 days 8 hours and 7 minutes. ⁣
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Cat, 54, and Raz, 55, set out from Oxford (UK) last year, covering 18,263 miles through 25 different countries and five continents ⁣
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The pair raced through heatwave in Europe, monsoons in Asia and the Australian bush fires.⁣
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The dynamic duo Raz and Cat only just managed to get home to the UK before the coronavirus lockdown.⁣
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Have an adventurous record you'd like to pursue for #GWRday 2020 on 18 November? Check the link in our stories to see how you can get involved and #DiscoverYourWorld! ⁣
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#guinnessworldrecords #travel #discover #adventure #wanderlust #world #record #europe #asia #tandem #bicycle #athletes #cyclists #records⁣
  • Catherine Dixon and Rachael Marsden are kicking off our launch for this year's #GWRDay 2020 with their impressive adventure around the globe. ⁣
    ⁣
    They broke the record for the fastest circumnavigation by tandem bicycle (female), completing their journey in 263 days 8 hours and 7 minutes. ⁣
    ⁣
    Cat, 54, and Raz, 55, set out from Oxford (UK) last year, covering 18,263 miles through 25 different countries and five continents ⁣
    ⁣
    The pair raced through heatwave in Europe, monsoons in Asia and the Australian bush fires.⁣
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    The dynamic duo Raz and Cat only just managed to get home to the UK before the coronavirus lockdown.⁣
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    Have an adventurous record you'd like to pursue for #GWRday 2020 on 18 November? Check the link in our stories to see how you can get involved and #DiscoverYourWorld! ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #travel #discover #adventure #wanderlust #world #record #europe #asia #tandem #bicycle #athletes #cyclists #records⁣

  •  0  216  29 July, 2020
  • Break out the beach balls - it's time to have some summer fun! Our #ClientOfTheWeek @ParamountPictures marked the London premiere of the @baywatchmovie, with a successful attempt at the title for largest inflatable beach ball. ⁣
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Stars of the film including @zacefron, @alexandradaddario  and Jon Bass were present to see the gigantic inflatable in person which measured which stood at 19.97 m (65 ft, 7 in)⁣.
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The stars also received certificates from official adjudicator Sofia Greenacre who was on hand to verify the record. ⁣
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#guinnessworldrecords #baywatch #beach #california #losangeles #travel #usa #santamonica #summer #venicebeach #lifeguard #ocean #la #photooftheday #florida #love #miami #photography #pacificocean #fitness #sun #sea #roadtrip #pacific #picoftheday #sunset #beachbody #gym #movie⁣
  • Break out the beach balls - it's time to have some summer fun! Our #ClientOfTheWeek @ParamountPictures marked the London premiere of the @baywatchmovie, with a successful attempt at the title for largest inflatable beach ball. ⁣
    ⁣
    Stars of the film including @zacefron, @alexandradaddario and Jon Bass were present to see the gigantic inflatable in person which measured which stood at 19.97 m (65 ft, 7 in)⁣.
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    The stars also received certificates from official adjudicator Sofia Greenacre who was on hand to verify the record. ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #baywatch #beach #california #losangeles #travel #usa #santamonica #summer #venicebeach #lifeguard #ocean #la #photooftheday #florida #love #miami #photography #pacificocean #fitness #sun #sea #roadtrip #pacific #picoftheday #sunset #beachbody #gym #movie⁣

  •  0  50  24 July, 2020
  • A new record has been set in the sports world thanks to a rare collectible @kingjames  basketball card that has sold for a milestone price of $1.845 million (£1.453 million / €1.613 million). ⁣
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Goldin Auctions, the auction house responsible for selling the exclusive 2003-04 LeBron James Upper Deck signed rookie Patch Parallel card, broke the Guinness World Records title for most expensive basketball trading card sold at an online auction as part of their 2020 Summer Premium Auction last Saturday night at GoldinAuctions.com. ⁣
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The card is considered such a marvel as it is only one of 23 total that has ever been produced and includes a piece of the game-worn jersey. ⁣
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It features James, who is now playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, during his 2003-04 rookie season at hometown team the Cleveland Cavaliers. ⁣
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For the full information, check the link in our stories! ⁣
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#guinnessworldrecords #lebron #jordan #nba #lebronjames #basketball #lakers #kicksonfire #sneakers #supreme #cavs #kicksforsale #cleveland #heat #warriors #nba #sports
  • A new record has been set in the sports world thanks to a rare collectible @kingjames basketball card that has sold for a milestone price of $1.845 million (£1.453 million / €1.613 million). ⁣
    ⁣
    Goldin Auctions, the auction house responsible for selling the exclusive 2003-04 LeBron James Upper Deck signed rookie Patch Parallel card, broke the Guinness World Records title for most expensive basketball trading card sold at an online auction as part of their 2020 Summer Premium Auction last Saturday night at GoldinAuctions.com. ⁣
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    The card is considered such a marvel as it is only one of 23 total that has ever been produced and includes a piece of the game-worn jersey. ⁣
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    It features James, who is now playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, during his 2003-04 rookie season at hometown team the Cleveland Cavaliers. ⁣
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    For the full information, check the link in our stories! ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #lebron #jordan #nba #lebronjames #basketball #lakers #kicksonfire #sneakers #supreme #cavs #kicksforsale #cleveland #heat #warriors #nba #sports

  •  0  33  22 July, 2020
  • Our #MondayMotivation this week is Jenny Doan - a hula hooping extraordinaire. ⁣
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When Jenny Doan began using hula hoops as part of her indoor fitness routine, she was not prepared for the journey it was going to take her on. ⁣
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After listening to a motivational speech about pushing one's mental and physical boundaries to the by way of challenges, she decided that the best way for her pursue this way of living was to break a record that seemed impossible. ⁣
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That's when the Chicago resident went from researching the Guinness World Records title for longest marathon hula hooping in high school to actually becoming the record holder herself less than 10 years later after hooping for 100 hours. ⁣
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Check out the full details of the article in our stories! ⁣
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#guinnessworldrecords #hulahoop #hoopersofinstagram #hooplah #hoopdance #hoopersofig #hooping #flow #dance #hoop #hooplove #hulahooping #hooper #girlswhohoop #hoopspam #love #yoga #gratefulhoopers #hooplife #festival #fitness #fun #summer #beach #circus
  • Our #MondayMotivation this week is Jenny Doan - a hula hooping extraordinaire. ⁣
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    When Jenny Doan began using hula hoops as part of her indoor fitness routine, she was not prepared for the journey it was going to take her on. ⁣
    ⁣
    After listening to a motivational speech about pushing one's mental and physical boundaries to the by way of challenges, she decided that the best way for her pursue this way of living was to break a record that seemed impossible. ⁣
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    That's when the Chicago resident went from researching the Guinness World Records title for longest marathon hula hooping in high school to actually becoming the record holder herself less than 10 years later after hooping for 100 hours. ⁣
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    Check out the full details of the article in our stories! ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #hulahoop #hoopersofinstagram #hooplah #hoopdance #hoopersofig #hooping #flow #dance #hoop #hooplove #hulahooping #hooper #girlswhohoop #hoopspam #love #yoga #gratefulhoopers #hooplife #festival #fitness #fun #summer #beach #circus

  •  0  67  20 July, 2020
  • Who loves ice cream?! Our #ClientOfTheWeek @dippindots celebrated the 30th Anniversary of National Ice Cream Month back in July 2014 with an incredible record attempt. ⁣
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After achieving the most ice creams cups prepared by a team in three minutes, they donated all 473 servings to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital as a special sweet treat for young patients to enjoy. ⁣
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Want to learn more about their event? Check it out in our stories! ⁣
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#guinnessworldrecords #icecream #dessert #foodie #food #summer #yummy #chocolate #delicious #love #yum #desserts #foodstagram #sweet #instafood #instagood #travel #foodblogger #foodphotography #sweets #eeeeeats #cake #tasty #gelato #sweettooth #usa
  • Who loves ice cream?! Our #ClientOfTheWeek @dippindots celebrated the 30th Anniversary of National Ice Cream Month back in July 2014 with an incredible record attempt. ⁣
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    After achieving the most ice creams cups prepared by a team in three minutes, they donated all 473 servings to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital as a special sweet treat for young patients to enjoy. ⁣
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    Want to learn more about their event? Check it out in our stories! ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #icecream #dessert #foodie #food #summer #yummy #chocolate #delicious #love #yum #desserts #foodstagram #sweet #instafood #instagood #travel #foodblogger #foodphotography #sweets #eeeeeats #cake #tasty #gelato #sweettooth #usa

  •  0  51  17 July, 2020
  • Well-known YouTubers Los Polinesios have been dedicated to inspiring people and promoting family unity through their videos since 2012. ⁣@platicapolinesi
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The three siblings Ana Karen, Rafael and Lesslie Velázquez from Mexico City, Mexico are the owners of five YouTube channels, three of which include: "Los Polinesios", "Extra Polinesios" and "Musas". ⁣
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Each one has officially surpassed the 10 million subscribers mark, turning these siblings into official Guinness World Records title holders for the most YouTube Diamond Play buttons earned by family members as of June 24, 2020. This is only the second family to have ever accomplished this feat.⁣
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For any YouTuber, achieving the Diamond Button is a remarkable milestone, as it signifies is a reaching a follower count of over 10 million subscribers.⁣
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Now that they have reached this accolade, they can now appreciate the success that their content has helped them achieve. For the the full story, check the link in our stories! ⁣
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#guinnessworldrecords #lospolinesios #youtube #youtuber #mexico #polinesios #PlaticaPolinesi #diamond ⁣
  • Well-known YouTubers Los Polinesios have been dedicated to inspiring people and promoting family unity through their videos since 2012. ⁣@platicapolinesi
    ⁣
    The three siblings Ana Karen, Rafael and Lesslie Velázquez from Mexico City, Mexico are the owners of five YouTube channels, three of which include: "Los Polinesios", "Extra Polinesios" and "Musas". ⁣
    ⁣
    Each one has officially surpassed the 10 million subscribers mark, turning these siblings into official Guinness World Records title holders for the most YouTube Diamond Play buttons earned by family members as of June 24, 2020. This is only the second family to have ever accomplished this feat.⁣
    ⁣
    For any YouTuber, achieving the Diamond Button is a remarkable milestone, as it signifies is a reaching a follower count of over 10 million subscribers.⁣
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    Now that they have reached this accolade, they can now appreciate the success that their content has helped them achieve. For the the full story, check the link in our stories! ⁣
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    #guinnessworldrecords #lospolinesios #youtube #youtuber #mexico #polinesios #PlaticaPolinesi #diamond ⁣

  •  0  278  16 July, 2020